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Observation: Turnagain

Location: Eddies

Date:
Observer:
Route & General Observations

Cold at the parking lot and you could notice the temp change around 2,100 and once the sun hit you it was warm.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.
Weather

Warm on the ridge and sunny.

Snow surface

Large surface hoar forming in the lower meadows, nice snow to just below the nose. Small sluffing observed.

Snowpack

Pit NNE aspect, 27 degree slope @ 2,300, HS 205cm, pit depth 90cm; CTV on a 1finger to 4finger density change 70cm below the surface (possibly due to force of backcut), ECTX.