Observation: Summit

Location: Manitoba

Route & General Observations

Standard route. Very good soft snow off trail and below treeline. <2000′ ASL. Above treeline, from 2000 ~ 3690 ASL really affected snow by the wind. Sastrugis. Hard to climb and ski. Few little pockets with facets on top.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Clear sky, blue. No new snow. No wind.

Snow surface

Soft snow below treeline, Sastrugis & Wind crust above treeline. In some places a layer of 10 ~ 20 cms of Wind Crust.


No pit or stability test, a few hand and ski pole test.

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