Colorado Avalanche Information Center
Avalanche was snowmobile triggered, two days before (1/13).
valley fog, high thin clouds above. Cross-loaded slope w snow depths ranging from 70 cm to 195 cm within 15 m.
Did not find near surface facets at the Jan 1 interface in the St Elmo area.
There was a dirty crust observed in part of the snowpit. The crust was preset throughout, but in once section of the pit it was much more pronounced.
Pit from study plot at the top of the pass.