Jan 2018

January 10, 2018 0700 AM

  • Posted by SolMountain

- 8.5 degr C,  Snowing lightly, NW winds.  15 cm new snow.  Snow Depth 272 cm.  

40 cm recent storm snow overlies rime crus formed Jan 7.  60 cm recent storm snow overlies the Jan 5 layer of surface hoar and facets - surface hoar overlies sun crust on steep solar aspects.  70 - 80 cm settled storm snow overlies a layer of small surface hoar and facets buried Dec 27.  

Natural avalanches to size 2 releasing on Jan 5 surface hoar yesterday - isolated to wind affected convex terrain.

Guests and AMGA students skiing simple terrain Merlot and Banana Belt.


South Columbias Avalanche Bulletin



Alpine trails opened July 21