Snodgrass NE

CB Avalanche Center 2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/13/2019
Name: AIARE Level 1

Subject: Snodgrass NE
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 9400′ – 9800′



Weather: Sunny Calm Day, mostly Bluebird

Snowpack: 100-120cm of snow observed. Persistent slab present present in multiple depths of the snowpack. Sudden results from CT’s on deeper layer of facets 2-3 mm, 95 cm down with 4F-F Slabs above. & one propagating result on a buried surface hoar layer of about 5-6 mm SH layer 30-40 cm from surface. F- 4F Soft Slab above this Buried SH. We tracked this SH layer throughout the terrain and seemed to be present from 9800’ – 9400’