Cracks & Collapsing in Washington Gulch

CB Avalanche Center2020-21 Observations

Date of Observation: 01/08/2021
Name: David Bumgarner


Zone: Southeast Mountains
Location: Washington Gulch
Aspect: North, North East, East
Elevation: 9800 – 10800


Avalanches: None Observed
Weather: Temp: mid 20’s
Sky: Clear
Wind: Calm
Precip: none
Snowpack: We toured past the Coney’s Ski area and got multiple shooting cracks and collapses on steeper terrain features, upper 20 degree features and even a couple in flat areas. All of these areas had not seen much traffic (probably none) this season. Still feels tender out there! HS ranged from 70cm to 85cm in areas probed.