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Observation: Summit

Location: Above The cabins

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Route & General Observations

Toured up to 2’700′ Rain crust from Jan. 24-25 ended at 2,000′.

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Observer Comments

no

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

cloudy snowing lightly light winds from N

Snow surface

1" new snow today

Snowpack

Pit results showed failure in the MLK BSH layer, however hand shears and ski tests above the uptrack failed in the facets below that. Lack of slab strenght seemed to be the main reason for lack of failure in this obvious layer.

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