Found Deep Persistent Layer @ 125cm Down

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Top of Devil's Slide
Submission Info
Monday, March 12, 2018 - 12:30pm
Top of Devil's Slide 37° 37' 51.9276" N, 119° 1' 57.882" W
Snowpit Observations
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Went to ski Devil's Slide today and based on the ESA forecast we wnted to see if we could find and trigger the deep persistent slab. We dug a test pit at 9200' on a 38* slope at 18* North. We found the layer of facets at 125cm down from the surface. After finding the problem layer we performed a CT, ECT, and PST to see how the layer would behave.

Results:

CT16 SC

ECTN

PST (95/100) Down 125

 

 

 

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Also observed widespread signs of loose-wet activity on W,NW,N,NE, and E aspects from 8000'-10,000'.

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Accumulation rate: 
None

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