Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/16/2018
Aspect: East, South East
Starting zone on slope greater than 30 degrees, cause loose slough (4 inches deep) which picked up more snow for about 300 feet. Snow piled up enough to bury one’s dog or knock you off balance.
On a a slope between 25 and 30 degrees, started another loose slough, which didn’t have the slope and energy to travel more than 25 feet.
Weather: Mixed weather: S-1/obscured skies/clear skies
Snowpack: Between two to four inches of new snow on sun crusts in last 24 hours.