No signs or Instability

CB Avalanche Center2016-17 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 02/04/2017
Name: JSJ
Subject: No signs or Instability
Aspect: North, North East
Elevation: 9,300-10,800′

Weather: Clearing skies throughout the day, with S1-S2 snowfall in am. Light – Mod NNW winds drifting new snow. Skies mostly cleared by 1400.
Snowpack: No sings of instability. 5cms new snow at TH and 15cm new snow at ridgetop. The new snow was Mostly graupel and stellars that was being drifted at ridgetop into a ‘thick’ feeling wind / storm slab, but warm temps seemed to help it bond to underlying roughened up old hard surface snow.