-2.3 degr C, Snowing, Calm winds. 10 cm new snow. Snow Depth 233 cm.
20 cm recent storm snow overlies a well developed crop of surface hoar and facets - surface hoar overlies sun crust on steep solar aspects. 40 - 50 cm settled storm snow overlies a layer of small surface hoar and facets buried Dec 27. 90 - 110 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.
New snow cracking with skier traffic and sluffing in steep features yesterday.