Mar 2017

March 13, 2017 0600 AM

  • Posted by SolMountain

- 3.5 deg C, Overcast, Mod west winds

8 cm new snow past 24 hr.  Snow Depth = 390 cm.

New snow overlies suncrust on south asp and settled dense storm snow and previous wind affect.  Warm temps yesterday with freezing levels up to 1700 m.  140 cm of March storm snow overlies a hard settled Feb 16 interface and various sun crusts.  Well settled strong mid and lower pack. 

Isolated natural storm slabs to size 2 in steep features (below Baldur Ridge, Merlot right gully, bottom of Funky Chiicken).  No new skier triggered.

Guests in Merlot and Chicken Knob yesterday.


South Columbias Avalanche Bulletin



Meter Reader shows snow height at bottom of number.

April 17 Snow Depth = 450 cm