Copper Creek near Gothic

CB Avalanche Center 2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/16/2016
Name: Evan Ross
Subject: Copper Creek Level 1 Obs
Aspect: North, West
Elevation: 9000-10500

Avalanches:
Weather:
Snowpack: Short tour up copper creek to west facing slide path around 10400f btl. No Avalanche problems on slopes less then 35 degrees. Could have found small sluffs on steeper slopes. Found 1, 2-8″ wind slab over nsf with shooting cracks. Slab was only about 15 feet long and 3 feet wide. Looked like a few other very small wind slabs in the terrain. Cold temps and gusty westerly winds blowing snow at times.