Observation: Seward

Location: Upper Paradise Lake

Route & General Observations

Toured from the north-ish end of the lake up to treeline, dug a pit, and soaked in the sunshine!

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sky: Clear
Temp: -10C
Wind: Light to Moderate from the North-Northwest
Precip: None

Snow surface

10-20cm of dry pow on a firm crust layer. Variable depending on wind effect.


Pit dug at 2,000’, South aspect, 26 degree slope, deposition zone, HS 290cm.
Main feature of interest in the top 100cm of snowpack was a 3mm ice layer approx 20cm deep.
CT12 & CT16, both Q2 on this layer.

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