Convict Zone Overview, 20140128

Mt. Laurel
Submission Info
Volunteer Observer
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 11:30am
Red Flags: 
37° 34' 59.5956" N, 118° 53' 21.2424" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

I climbed the Mendenhall Route on Laurel. Found 4-5cm of moist snow on the surface of all patches on all aspects. Some of those patches, beneath the moistened snow, especially lower down, were firm, supportable mf and wind-pressed rounds. Up higher (above 11500 or so), the moist snow sat over 1-2mm facets. Looking elsewhere, notably, the Red Slate couloir is still entirely bare ice. The attached photo, especially when zoomed in, shows this. 

Snowpack photos: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Air temperature trend: 
Wind Direction: 
Accumulation rate: 
More detailed information about the weather: 

Humid feeling. Warm. Air on the NE side was still and warm with a "feel" of "greenhousing". 

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