Snodgrass end of year

CB Avalanche Center 2019-20 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 12/31/2019
Subject: Snodgrass end of year
Aspect: North
Elevation: 11,080

Avalanches: Minor surface sloughing in steeper terrain as we descended

Weather: Clear and cold. No wind percievied.

Snowpack: 11,080 NNE- HS 110cm
Ski Pen 20cm
Boot Pen 60cm
ECTX. Propagated on 31 (Hail Mary) down 80cm on large grained facets
Protected slope in trees still holding supportive mid pack. Skied without issue today, but would not trust the snowpack after a significant loading event.