Jan 2018

January 8, 2018 0700 AM

  • Posted by SolMountain

- 6.0 degr C,  Snowing, Calm winds.  12 cm new snow.  Snow Depth 242 cm.  

7 cm overlies rime crust from yesterday afternoon.  30 cm recent storm snow overlies the Jan 5 layer of surface hoar and facets - surface hoar overlies sun crust on steep solar aspects.  45 - 55 cm settled storm snow overlies a layer of small surface hoar and facets buried Dec 27.  

30  cm storm slab touchy reactivity on Jan 5  surface hoar - ski cut a szie 1.5 top Laid Back left, and isolated size 1 nauturals in Bear Creek canyon.

Guests skiing Laid Back and below the lodge in Back to Basics.


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