Down Valley

CB Avalanche Center2016-17 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/15/2017
Name: Andy
Subject: Down Valley
Aspect: North East, East
Elevation: 9,300

Avalanches: None observed from viewpoint.
Weather: Light Fog, 25 degrees. No Wind.
Snowpack: 20″-40″ Depth. Sun Crust forming from yesterday’s late sun on South faces. Very stiff HS all the way to large facets at the ground-snow interface. Lots of collapsing in the gullies and on ridges.