Jan 2018

January 5, 2018 0700 AM

  • Posted by SolMountain

-5.0 degr C,  Overcast, Calm winds.  5 cm new snow.  Snow Depth 224 cm.  

New snow overlies well developed surface hoar out there treeline and below - surface hoar overlies sun crust on steep solar aspects.  25-30 cm settled storm snow overlies a layer of small surface hoar and facets buried Dec 27.  80 - 100 cm of settled storm snow overlies the December 15 layer of surface hoar, facets, and sun crust - bonding well except on lower slope features where surface hoar is more preserved.

No new avalanches yesterday.

Self guided guests skiing Banana Belt, Baldurzone, and Dead Zone yesterday.


South Columbias Avalanche Bulletin



Alpine trails opened July 21