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Observation: Summit

Location: Colorado Peak, just west of lower Summit Lake

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Route & General Observations

10-25cm of powder snow conditions
No current signs of notable wind transported snow since last snowfall

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Overcast
-6°F to +10°F
Calm

Snow surface

10-25cm powder over 1-2cm supportable crust (suspected from rain event 12/31) from 1300'-2500'
Rain crust diminished around 2500'

Snowpack

See snowpit profile

Notable results:
ENE aspect at 2750'
ECTP27SP 70cm↓ on Solstice Buried Surface Hoar
ECTPX

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