Snodgrass

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 11/25/2018
Name: Max K

Subject: Snodgrass
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 11,000

Avalanches:

Top of first bowl slid sometime during the storm. Couldn’t see slide dimensions, and crown had been partially filled back in.

Weather: Clear, cold, calm wind
Snowpack: Still very reactive, multiple collapses and cracking, especially on the northern side of the compass. Dug on a 20* previously windloaded feature at 11k. Easy, repeatable failures on facets 65 cm below surface. HS 120 cm.

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