Shallow wet loose

CB Avalanche Center2016-17 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/11/2017
Name: Zach Guy
Subject: Shallow wet loose
Aspect: West, North West
Elevation: 9,000-12,000 ft

Avalanches: A few natural and skier triggered shallow wet loose in the afternoon on very steep, sunbaked slopes.
Weather: Calm to light winds, few clouds, warm.
Snowpack: 3-6″ of wet grains over a solid crust, or moistening dry snow on more northerly tilts.