Route & General Observations
Standard skin track up to the top of the meadows
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||No||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||Yes||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||No|
Some whumphing was observed, although primarily between closely spaced alder patches
38*F, wind 15 mph, s=1
Wet heavy cream cheese snow
Pit 2200 ft, west aspect, 31* slope, HS=150: primary layer of concern was faceted boundary between new and old snow 20cm from surface(CT24 sc). Found buried surface hoar from mid February, but not reactive to instability tests. Upper 80cm of snow pack was wet.