Observation: Summit

Location: Manitoba

Route & General Observations

Skinned lookers left towards the ridge above treeline. 3500. Visibility was bad.
Good new snow. Between 20 – 30 cms ski penetration while opening track.
A few wind crusts under the new snow and a cornice near the summit.

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Observer Comments


Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Obscured Sky. Clouds coming in and out. Poor visibility.
AT: -4º C. Light snow/flurries fall. Light winds from the East. Every once in a while a gust from South.

Snow surface

New snow all around.


Pit at 3300
TSD: 205 cms
Slope Angle: 37º
CT11 @ 23 cm down
ECTP11 @ 23 cm down

Unable to identify type of grain, but looked like a soft layer on top a possible wind slab.

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