Washington Gulch

CB Avalanche Center 2017-18 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 02/17/2018
Name: Jeff Banks

Subject: Washington Gulch
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Elevation:

Avalanches:

Possibly a new slide on Schuykill, hard to tell from distance & light.
Possibly a large slide on the Far Eastern side of Baldy, tough angle, couldn’t tell for sure.

Weather: Clear w/ Intense solar, cold in the shade.
Mod Downvalley winds form N shifted to S in late PM. Winds most intense in valley bottom & ridge top but light in mid-range.
Snowpack: Clear w/ Intense solar, cold in the shade.
Mod Downvalley winds form N shifted to S in late PM. Winds most intense in valley bottom & ridge top but light in mid-range.

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