Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 02/07/2018
Name: Ben Pritchett
Subject: Wind slabs
Several wind slab avalanches observed:
Gothic Mtn, West Face. Natural D2 off SW aspect, 12,200′.
Purple Mtn, East Face. Natural D2 off SE aspect, 12,600′.
Mt. Baldy, East FAce. Skier triggered D1 off E aspect, 12,400′.
Weather: Blustery. Above freezing in the valley floors, just below freezing up high. Efficient transport late morning through early afternoon.