Observation: Summit

Location: Manitoba

Route & General Observations

Standard route to the the summit. No weak layers identified with pole probes and hand pits, or red flags observed on the way up.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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10 degrees all day. Sunny and clear. Calm to light winds. Flagging observed on the higher peaks to the south

Snow surface

Mostly light to settled powder and a very thin wind crust up high.


Elevation: 3580'
Aspect: SW
Slope angle: 20 degrees
HS: 100cm
Bed surface: loose rock
Snowpack temperatures: 30F at ground, 24F at 50cm, and 8F at 90cm
ECT:ECTP 25 at the ground
PST: no propagation on the basal facets

I did not see any other weak layers besides the obvious layer at ground level

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