Jan 2018

January 6, 2018 0700 AM

  • Posted by SolMountain

-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.

Self guided guests skiing Banana Belt, Baldurzone, Blind Faith, and Falopian yesterday.


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