Whetstone

CB Avalanche Center 2014-15 Observations

LOCATION: Crested Butte Area
DATE OF OBSERVATION: 02/27/2015
SUBJECT: Whetstone
ASPECT: North
ELEVATION: 10 500

 

AVALANCHES: 4 different slides visible from basin floor. All from recent wind loading

WEATHER: Snowy with mild winds in the tress, large gusts on ridgelines and peak visible from basin floor

SNOWPACK: Solid with no instability below treeline. Once into the tongue below M-Face…experience numerous collapses but nothing broke loose,. Turned around and skied trees

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