|Location:||Pastoral Peak, below summit block|
Route & General Observations
Standard uptrack through Taylor Creek towards Taylor Pass.
Ridgeline towards Summit of Pastoral Peak.
Rimed snow surface appeared around 4,000 ft and up.
Wind crust and loading was present above 3,000 ft
Wind loading along ridge lines, and heavy cornices ridges above 4,000 ft , with loading from the south
27°F at Sunburst parking lot.
No wind until ridgeline before summit coming from SE. (Under 5 mph)
Overcast until 12 pm and sunny, blue skies after 1 pm
Slight wind crust from 3,100 day nd above
Rimed surface hoar above 3,500
1pit conducted at 4,600 ft.
Less than 5mph wind from the SE
Rimed grains on surface with slight windloading from the SE.
Test pit depth: 140cm
ECTP22 Q2 RP-50 cm