Observation: Turnagain

Location: Wolverine

Route & General Observations

Parking lot prior Eddies lot, over the creek and up the North Ridge of Wolverine to 2100 ft. Pit dug at 1900ft. Very crusty conditions down low with some runnels from the rain. Above tree line the snow was variable with some supportive wind crust and some soft snow.

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Observer Comments


Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sunny, warm, winds from northeast increasing in the afternoon

Snow surface

Variable, thick rain crusts until treeline, then variable wind affected snow


1900ft, N Aspect, 23 degree slope. HS 225cm.

We anticipated that we might get failure on the layer 40cm down, as shown in the picture below. Below the 40cm layer was faceted snow. However, we had no results within normal testing parameters.

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