Red Lady Glades

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 02/05/2016
Name: ADB
Subject: Red Lady Glades
Aspect: South East, South, South West
Elevation: BTL/NTL/ATL

Avalanches: BTL: Nothing
NTL and ATL: a few collapses on skin track and ski length cracking at a few location. no propogation.

ATL: Redy Lady Bowl-SS-N-R1-D1; Scarp Ridge (E/SE Aspect): HS-N-R1-D2 (see photo).
Weather: Mostly sunny skies
BTL: calm
NTL: intermittent moderate winds from NE, which transported snow.
ATL-summit ridge: Sustained moderate winds, transporting snow into Red Lady Bowl

BTL: Between Axtell and Whetstone, considerable snow being transported (photograph)
Snowpack: NTL: wind slabs,
ATL: stiffer wind slabs with < 3 inches (7 cm) of new snow.