SW side of Snodgrass

CB Avalanche Center 2016-17 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 02/03/2017
Name: Tim Brown
Subject: SW side of Snodgrass
Aspect: South West
Elevation: 9,600-10,800


Weather: Broken skies with high thin clouds, calm and warm (air temps near freezing)

Snowpack: No signs of instability. Breakable crust (~5cm thick) covers all sun-exposed slopes. HS ranged from 1.5-2.5m with evidence of previous cross-loading. Probing revealed a fairly uniform snowpack except for a few buried crusts.