Red Lady Glades

CB Avalanche Center2016-17 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/21/2017
Name: Ross
Subject: Red Lady Glades
Aspect: South West
Elevation: 8,900-12400

Weather: Clear sky in the morning becoming overcast as the day progressed. No wind. Temps at 7:30 26f valley bottom. Rapidly warming with strong solar am. Overcast by 12:30 with tens into the mid 40f.
Snowpack: Inversion over night and a slight freeze made for supportable conditions for only a brief moment today. No signs of instability seen. Rapid warming meant we had to be finished by 12:00 due to moist snow pack towards the valley floor. Boot pen at 12:00 was 15-20cm.