Packed powder on South Peak

Location Name: 
South Peak

Drainage:

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Date And Time: 
Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
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Headed for Olsen-South Peak saddle, then opted for lower portion of the right chute on South. Snow was stable, and the packed powder made for excellent skiing on these north-facing slopes.

Snow sluffed from rocky sides made for crud in the upper chute, but nothing had propagated.  The avalanche path to the right (west) of the wide Olsen-South bowl appears significantly wind-loaded towards the bottom.

Weather Observations
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Light
Wind Direction: 
South

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