CB Avalanche Center2015-16 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 02/11/2016
Subject: Coney’s

Avalanches: A new wet loose slide on SE slopes of Gothic Spoon rock band (D1), otherwise no signs of instability other than old crowns from previous storm cycle.
Weather: Warm temps, above freezing with moderate down valley (NW) winds keeping things cool. High temp of +6 in valley floor where sheltered from the wind.
Snowpack: Well settled snowpack with some sun crusts, wind crusts, wind stiffened and a little pow. Average HS 140cm. Moist snow in the valley on anything tipped to the south. NNE facing snow remained dry. Ski pen 6″ Boot pen a little more than a foot.