Detailed Observation

ObserverJosh McDonald

General Observations

Catchers mitt up to saddle.

Widespread surface hoar down low to 3 or 4mm. Smaller surface hoar up high 1-2 mm

Bpen: 15 cm

Wind: calm

Sky partly cloudy

Temp @ road = -11c

Temp mid mt = -6.5c

Pit on Lower apron (30 degree slope)

compression test:

CT 7 @ 15 cm (new snow)

CT 20 @ 50 cm

CT 25 @ 70

Clean shears but none slid all the way off the block. 

Additional old burried surfaces found via probing @ 100 cm, and 160 cm. 







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Observed Avalanche Activity