CB Avalanche Center2014-15 Observations

Name: Ross (Irwin Guides)
Title: Snodgrass
Location: Crested Butte Area
Date of Observation: 12/08/2014
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 10300-9400

Weather: sunny, no wind, no precip

Snowpack: The approach from Washington gulch was mixed with a variety of sun crusts and facets. Thin snow pack 15-20 cm on this W-SW aspect. Variable week and faceted snow pack on the NE aspect. depth range from 50cm to 20cm dependent on elevation and aspect. Snow around bushes and tall grass trap door like and punchy. no activity observed. Facet skiing for the most part but not yet totally rotten. the cold nights this week will take its toll on the snow pack in this location. Surface hoar will potentially create problems when buried after new snow fall.