Smith Hill Quick Pit

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 02/23/2019
Name: Travis Tucker

Subject: Smith Hill Quick Pit
Aspect: South West
Elevation: 9,560

Avalanches:

None observed.

Weather: Sky 2/8. Moderate Winds w stronger gusts. Significant wind transport observed at higher elevations from North Westerlies.

Snowpack: Not as deep on this aspect / elevation with a HS of 123cm. Surface was DF. Layers prevelant and reactive. Especially 2/2 down 40cm.
CTE 7 SP Q1 / ECTP 10 down 40 on FC/Cr combo. Bottom 20 CK’s was junky DH.
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