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Observation: Summit

Location: the cabins

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Route & General Observations

Climbed to ridgeline above cabins on Colorado.
Road level Surface hoar (2.5) and NSF 3-4 cm over /MF crust

2230′
HS 60cm
15cm Facets/MF crust 2-3 mm V on surface

(Compare w Dec.15 obs. at same elevation ) HS 80 cm +/crust 25cm

2600
20cm NSF/ Friable MF crust
top 40 cm MF
HS 80 cm
smaller V on surface

2800’
wind effect begins
slab faceting on surface, No V
pit at 3650 (ridgeline)
co ords are wrong (snowpilot problem)
good travel conditions even above 2800′.

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