Snodgrass Study Plot

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations, Snow Profiles

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 12/23/2015
Name: Jimmy Buchanan
Subject: Snodgrass Study Plot
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 9,800′

Avalanches: None.
Weather: See profile. Scattered clouds, calm wind, no precipitation.
Snowpack: See profile. Cracks and whumphing observed on very low angle terrain during skin to study plot. Slab from recent new snow was very reactive on the old, preserved layer of depth hoar.

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12/23 Snodgrass Study Plot

12/23 Snodgrass Study Plot