Observation: Summit

Location: Colorado

Route & General Observations

HS 80cm @ road, 100cm @ 2450′ Did not climb above 2600′ crust still present

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

easy hand shears on basal facets

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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clear calm 18*F@ noon, 10*F@4:30; 10cm new snow increasing to 15cm over a barely supportable 1cm crust

Snow surface

10 - 15 cm new snow w/ obvious stellars; small 2mm surface hoar to 1900'
All over a 1 cm MF crust


No wetting in pit wall except immediately below crust
See Snowpilot

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