Remote trigger in Red Well

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/16/2018
Name: Dave

Subject: Remote trigger in Red Well
Aspect: North, North West
Elevation: 12, 300


We skied a lap in red lady bowl, then went back up and dropped into red well. Remotely triggered a slide from the bottom on red well, 1st skier triggered the slide. It was a R1, D2.

Weather: Overcast in the Am cleared to sunny
Snowpack: New snow 3-5 in of new snow. Was deeper in loaded areas we skied. Did not see signs of instability of during tour.


Crown roughly 24 of 4-finger drifted new snow.

Remote triggered from the furthest looker’s right point.

Fresh avalanche in Red Well, 2/16/2018.