Observation: Summit

Location: Tenderfoot

Route & General Observations

A little hike to check out conditions prior to there storm
Standard route to 2700′
Faceted w/ an observable ice lens 1/3 down snowpack above 1700′
MF crust at surface where windslab absent/blown off

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Isolated windslabs

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Very slight ENE breeze in the alpine, 12-20*F, increasing temps, clouds and lowering ceiling throughout the day

Snow surface

HS@2700' 28cm - quite variable


sub-alpine - facets, MFcrust, facets, SH to 6+mm

Alpine - facets, MF crust, 0.5mm facet layer, wind broken small rounds faceting on top, no SH

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