Detailed Observation

Date2020-03-03
LocationValdez
ObserverGareth Brown
AvalancheN

General Observations

Comstock Basin up to 1700', North aspect, Clear becoming partly cloudy, no precip, calm.

Collapsing: No   Shooting Cracks: No   Avalanches: Numerous sluffs in terrain steeper than 40°, Sluffs did not create further avalanche activity.

Found 2 feet of settled storm snow that hadn't yet formed a cohesive slab.  Hand shear tests scored moderate to hard.

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