Standard Tincan trees up track to 2350′, below common bowl. Checking out surface conditions, looking for buried surface hoar, and evaluating new old interfaces.
Calm to light winds
S-1 to S1
New snow from the road to our high point, increasing constantly as our elevation increased. Totally 1"-5" new.
No noticeable wind effect in our tour.
Found the consistent melt-freeze interface on the ground beneath a generally right-side up snowpack from the road to 2350'. No notable pit results in layers we have been tracking in other areas.
Hand pit #1: NW Lower Tincan Trees - 1677' - NW Aspect - HS: 165
Pit #2: Upper Tincan Trees - 2352' - W Aspect - HS: 180 - 24 degrees
Right side up snowpack
F-1F over a melt freeze interface with wet grains on the ground
STM down 90