WA Gulch-Gothic-Snodgrass

CB Avalanche Center2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/12/2016
Name: ADB
Subject: WA Gulch-Gothic-Snodgrass
Aspect: East, North West
Elevation: BTL

Avalanches: 1045: rollers below our skin track on east facing slopes below Gothic Mountain
11AM: Partner said I set off a 50-foot AS-WS-R1-D1 upon skiing the convexity on a moraine. He said it was slow moving. Occurred on same east face.
Weather: Before 11AM: clear, calm, very warm.
After 11 AM scattered to broken sky, Light winds, with some temperature drop
Snowpack: East/West facing-spring snow
north facing-winter snow