Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Eldorado Bowl

Route & General Observations

APU Snow Science 1 Students Eldorado Bowl tour.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Wind loading on E- NE aspects

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Wind - light SW
Sky - broken
Temp. - 25 degrees fahrenheit
Precip. - None

Snow surface

Variable snow quality with a thin wind crust on the surface


Elevation- 5000ft
Aspect- N NE
Incline- 35 degrees
Current precip- None
Sky- Broken
Wind- Calm
Loaded?- Yes, wind loading
Ski depth- 5cm
Boot depth- 30cm


2 "lemons"
Strength: moderate
Propagation: low
Structure: strong

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