Free Avalanche Awareness Clinic with ESAC Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Feb. 10th Location: Mammoth Brewing Company.  "Know Before You Go" Avalanche Awareness Clinic. Join the Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center (ESAC) for an evening of education on how to travel safely in the backcountry. This FREE clinic... more
This snowpack summary expires February 10, 2016, @ 5:56 am
Snowpack Summary:

The avalanche concern through the next few days will be focused on wet snow instability on solar aspects at all elevations and isolated small windslabs in upper elevation steep exposed terrain on a variety of aspects. 

As high pressure continues through the week, with sunny skies and well above average temperatures, slopes that face E-SE-S-SW at all elevations will warm rapidly with crusts going from supportive to unsupportive depending on aspect, and time of day. Possible wet loose and wet slabs maybe encountered on steep (>35 degrees) slopes as they warm from the sun exposure.  Plan to be on and off of these types of slopes early before they warm too much.  Signs of...

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