Snodgrass Lower Slopes

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/01/2019

Subject: Snodgrass Lower Slopes
Aspect: North East, East
Elevation: 10000

Weather: Wind L – WSW
Sky – OVC
TAir -1.7C
TSurf -10C
T20 -3.5C
S-1, then no snow
Around 1430 small amounts of grauple started to precipitate S-1

Snowpack: HS-190cm
HST – 42cm
Fist hard new snow layer
31cm of 4f below that (Valentines Day Slab?)
23cm of 1f – early Feb slab
1-2cm of 4f (interface between MLK and early feb)
25cm – MLK slab 1f
70cm-ground was F harness, basal facets near willows

1 Column Test – CTN
Outside of >10in of new snow, no other red flag observations made in this zone