Observation: Summit

Location: Manitoba

Route & General Observations

Standard uptrack.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

3-4" heavy, wet new snow below 2000'. Widely varying new snow accumulation above tree line due to wind transport. Snowing then gradual clearing after 10am. SE wind 10-15mph.

Snow surface

Varying windboard above 2500' with pockets of loose snow.


Various hand pits between 2500' and 3500'. Consistently found layer of buried surface hoar 3-4" below surface. Found an adtional layer of BSH about 15" below surface in a hand pit at 2700',