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Observation: Turnagain

Location: Sunburst Meadows

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Route & General Observations

Just up to 2500 feet above alders on Sunburst for a wee meadow skip with the family.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

DUMPING! Obscured Viz, S3, Calm, temp 28
When we returned to car after 2.5 hours, the car was totally buried and we got augered in and had to dig out over and over again to get back on highway in the worst winter storm driving I've seen in years. This was not in the weather forecast today!

Snow surface

Super Powder.... and it just kept coming!

Snowpack

HS: 140 at SW aspect, 2500 ft. Top 80 cms was Fist hard snow, then progressively denser all the way to 25 cms of melt freeze crust at base. Right side up snowpack. BSH was visible 80 cms down but not reactive. ECTX.

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