Jan 2018

January 9, 2018 0700 AM

  • Posted by SolMountain

- 5.0 degr C,  Snowing, Calm winds.  23 cm new snow.  Snow Depth 261 cm.  

25 cm recent storm snow overlies rime crus formed Jan 7.  50 cm recent storm snow overlies the Jan 5 layer of surface hoar and facets - surface hoar overlies sun crust on steep solar aspects.  60 - 70 cm settled storm snow overlies a layer of small surface hoar and facets buried Dec 27.  

Recent storm slab was not reactive to skier traffic on Jan 5  surface hoar yesterday - skiing in Merlot only.



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