Route & General Observations
Skinned lookers right from the parking lot towards Sunburst, and traversed left in the trees, to do some exercises. Then skinned to 2000, right above treeline. To do some assessment.
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||No||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||Yes|
Small shooting crack on a developing wind slab.
Wind increasing and transporting snow. Cloudy.
Wind from N-NE. Calm.
1~2 cms wind crust forming in specific aspects.
PF: 24 cms
Good snow in places. But seems like will be deteriorating with the wind.
Our team dug several pits. With different results each.
Mine posted below.
Found 2 layers of ice and 2 BSH layers. None reacting to Tests.