Level 2 Avalanche Course

CB Avalanche Center2017-18 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/10/2018
Name: Karin, Level 2 Avalanche Course

Subject: Level 2 Avalanche Course
Aspect: North East, East
Elevation: 9800-10300

Snowpack: It’s the same as it always is with a slightly denser slab on top…where ever there is skiing ie E, NE, there are limited signs of instability while touring, but pit tests have scat results indicative of significant destructive avalanches being possible. 9800-10300 NE [ have been able to repeat these results all over the place..ie these are consistent) CT(22) SC down 80 size 4 DH…ECTX…PST 20-35/100 end down 65-80 on either FC size 2 or DH size 4 depending on location