Observation: Girdwood

Location: Notch mt

Route & General Observations

Cat track to notch, coverage getting better but still some season enders lurking under the fresh snow. Lots of treelanches shedding snow.

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

Snowed about 4" from 10 to 4, didn't feel any wind.

Snow surface

Possibly around 55cm of new snow since the last storm. A few turns on small steep features produced sluffing and new snow to sheer off.


NW aspect, 30 degree slope, snow & pit depth 155cm, elevation 2,500'. CT5RP failed within the new snow, CT21SC on well developed basal facets. ECTX.