Red Lady Glades

CB Avalanche Center2016-17 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 01/13/2017
Name: Will
Subject: Red Lady Glades
Aspect: South East
Elevation: 9000-11000

Weather: Overcast with a break in the clouds around 1400 which produced a large amount of solar, light winds and snow flurriesy
No Avalanche activity was seen, no signs of any instability, whoompfing or cracking. HS 223cm, boot pen 63cm, ski pen 35cm. Air temp -4*C Surface -6*C T20 -8*C. Slope angle 25* at 10,800 SE The new snows interfaces where easily found with a shovel tilt test, with little resistance and a planer surface. The Jan 1st interface as 109cm with an CT that resulted: CT22Q345cm From the surface down 120 had a hardness of F 4F 1F. See Photo: