CB Avalanche Center2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/08/2016
Name: andrew breibart
Subject: Snodgrass
Aspect: North East, East
Elevation: BTL/NTL

Avalanches: On slope between 35 and 40 degrees with shallow snow as evidenced by willows and bedrock, triggered 1 L-AS-D1-R2 slide, which traveled for 30 feet. Tested other slopes and areas off skin track and didn’t observe cracking, whumping, or collapsing.
Weather: Overcast skys with intermittent periods of S-1. Calm
Snowpack: Up to 10 cm of recent snow within 36 hours. Snow was wetter relative to snow found on Anthracite Mesa on 1/7/16.