Small natural avalanches

CB Avalanche Center CBAC Observations

Date of Observation: 11/12/2021
Name: Ben Pritchett

Zone: Souteast Mountains
Route Description: Observations from near Crested Butte

Observed avalanche activity: Yes
Avalanches: Two small natural avalanches released on a pair of east to southeast facing-slopes above treeline. One broke in Coon Basin (east), and another off the saddle in Mt. Baldy’s southeast face.
Weather: Efficient wind transport this morning. Cinnamon weather station shows north northwest winds averaging around 35mph, with a peak gust to 70.