Snodgrass Tour

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/18/2016
Name: Cam Smith
Subject: Snodgrass Tour
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 9,400-11,100

Avalanches:
Weather: Sunny after 10 a.m. Mild temps in the 20’s.
Snowpack: 130cm HS on a shaded NE aspect near treeline. In that spot found around 20cm of new/deposited snow over a hard crust (wind crust?). Sluffs up higher in the trees. Shooting cracks under the first skier once we got into the open.