Snodgrass

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/16/2016
Name: Irwin Guides
Subject:
Aspect: North, North East
Elevation: 9600-10800

Avalanches:
Weather: High around 15F, small period of S-1towards the end of the afternoon, Light winds out of NE. Scattered sky most of the day.
Snowpack: HS ranges from 85-100 cm. 10 cm of new snow from the last storm. No signs of instability, 26cm boot pen/15cm ski pen, CT20 on the ground facet layer. 3-4 cm facets on the ground. There is aspect of a 4f soft slab in this area. I skied the north ski of snodgrass yesterday and the snow did not have any aspect of a slab.