Observation: Summit

Location: Manitoba

Route & General Observations

Usual route past yurts, up skin track to top of commonly skied bowl.

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Observer Comments


Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Overcast skies. 31F, winds light 2-5 mph

Snow surface

7cm New snow. Localized wind stiffened areas. Cornices have gained mass. Surface melt-freeze crust noticeable until 2000'. Fabulous shredding up top for humans & canine.


320cm depth. From a West aspect @ treeline around 2600' on a 20 degree slope a test pit was dug. ETCn-no results for top 120cm. 50cm snow from latest storm on a stout 2cm melt-freeze crust. Shovel shear with hard force gave at 260cm

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