snow surveys-Slate River Watershed

CB Avalanche Center2017-18 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/30/2018
Name: ADB

Subject: snow surveys-Slate River Watershed
Aspect: South East, South
Elevation: BTL

Weather: CB Snow Course: party cloudy, calm, upper 40’s between 9 and 11 AM
Keystone Snow Course: partly cloudy, light winds, upper 40’s around 12 PM.
Snowpack: Crested Butte Snow Course by Mike’s Mile: trace of new snow/24 hours-graupel
depth at 12 sample points ranged between 0 inches to 31 inches
SWE (snow water equivalent) = 6 inches of water in the snowpack by the Slate River
Keystone Snow Course: 0 inches of new snow/24 hours
depth at 5 sample points ranged between 22 and 31 inches
SWE (Snow water equivalenet) = 8 inches of water in the snowpack at the bottom of Red Lady Glades.
Winter snow in shade.