Snodgrass NE 9,900′

CB Avalanche Center2018-19 Observations

Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 03/09/2019
Name: Level 1

Subject: Snodgrass NE 9,900′
Aspect: North, North East
Elevation: 9900′


No recent activity seen.

Weather: Partly cloudy skies
warming temps
High winds on Mt Emmons transporting snow W-NW Wind with Southerly deposits, Wind non existent where we traveled.
No Precip

Snowpack: HS 230-250 cm New storm snow revealed instability between warmer snow on 3/8
Multiple instabilities seen in CT down 30-50 cm with 4F characteristics above interfaces
Down 150cm Q2 PC results observed in 1-2 mm Facets 1F slab above.
Strong Mid Pack
At ground we observed 4F-F layer with Depth Hoar

Persistent slab Identified and exists currently in our snowpack.

No direct signs of instability.