Small wet slide on SW

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/26/2020
Subject: Small wet slide on SW
Aspect: South, South West
Elevation: 10,500

Avalanches: Triggered a small R1-D1 slow moving wet slide ran as a slab about 20 ft wide running 50ft downhill. Crown only about 6” deep.

Weather: Warm day. High of 38 in gothic.

Snowpack: S facing terrain had gone through a melt freeze with a breakable crust by 3:15pm. Small SW facing rolls were still wet.