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Observation: Summit

Location: Manitoba

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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.
Weather

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.

Snowpack

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',