Observation: Summit

Location: General Observation for Summit Lake

Route & General Observations

Ridges had snow blown off with wind loading on South to South West aspects. No new Avalanches observed today.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Summit Lake: 4" of new snow (Total Snow Depth: 18").
Current Temperature: 31F (Past 24 hrs: 26-31F)
Fresno Ridge: 8" new snow (At base of mountain along the highway)
Current Temperature: 25F
Winds: NNE 20-35 Mph Peak Gust NNE 56 mph
Slight clearing during mid afternoon.

Snow surface

New snow is fairly wet. Crust near the base of the snow pack has faceted snow below.

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