|Location:||Birch trees across from tender foot|
Route & General Observations
Toured through trees to 1770, slopes seemed to be protected from wind.
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||Yes||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||Yes||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||Yes|
Road cuts by Bertha creek had all slid. Storm slab and loose snow. Lots of collapses. It whumped every 100 feet or so. It was felt during the entire length of the tour.
Light winds from south, 2 degrees Celsius. S 1 decreasing to no snow by afternoon
30cm new snow
Zero at ground
Ski pen 30, boot pen 125cm. Hs 115cm. T surface -.1 T20 -1.5
Layers concern were BSH @ 55cm. Facets @ 65cm depth hoar at ground
PST 25/100 end @ 65cms on 2mm facets