Mar 2017

March 16, 2017 0600 AM

  • Posted by SolMountain

-4.5 deg C, Few Clouds, Light Northwest winds

19 cm new snow past 24 hrs!.  Snow Depth = 405 cm.

More warm snow yesterday followed by cooling overnight.  New snow overlies a melt freeze crust from 2000 to 2150m, and wet snow below 1900m.  160 cm of March storm snow overlies a hard settled Feb 16 interface and various sun crusts.  Well settled strong mid and lower pack. 

15 cm new moist snow yesterday sluffed easily on the Mar 15 crust with ski cutting to size 1.5

Guests skiing Chardonnay and Shiraz  yesterday.


South Columbias Avalanche Bulletin



Meter Reader shows snow height at bottom of number.

April 17 Snow Depth = 450 cm