Small Whetstone natural

CB Avalanche Center2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/04/2019
Name: Scott H

Subject: Small Whetstone natural
Aspect: North East, East
Elevation: BTL


Ran sometime during the night late Saturday or during the day on Sunday. No obvious trigger. Crown estimated at a foot or so. Runnels close to bed surface. Possible warming from rocks nearby combined with load from new accumulation.

Weather: Light snow. 30F @5pm, high of 34F. Gusts measured at 24mph.

Snowpack: Observed from my living room. There are obvious runnels on the skiers right of the flank.