Observation: Turnagain

Location: Seattle Ridge

Route & General Observations

Up standard up track to Seattle Ridge to main bowl.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Mostly obscured skies with intermittent valley fog.

Snow surface

Widespread surface hoar 1mm-3mm. Ski pen 15-20cm.


Pit was at 2100ft NW aspect, HS was 117cm. There is a well preserved of upright surface hoar 2mm-4mm in size 15cm from surface, tests on this layer were ECTN4 SC and PST 10/100 arr. In addition, 50cm from surface was a distinct layer of facets and 54cm from the surface a layer composed of melt freeze forms. I did not dig into the hard crust layer that started 59cm from surface.

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