Aspendel and Table Mountain Friday 1/18/19

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Sabrina Parking area and Four Jeffrey Campground
Submission Info
Member
Friday, January 18, 2019 - 11:30am
Red Flags: 
Recent avalanche activity
Whumphing noises, shooting cracks, or collapsing
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Obvious avalanche path
37° 14' 1.0032" N, 118° 35' 49.1964" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Went to just have a look around, all car based. Got a huge wumphf while skiing the road in the Four Jeffrey Campground, must have settled 200' of snow around me. Up at the parking spot for the Sabrina road, with 14 - 18" of extremely wind affected snow, I got crack propagation exceeding 100' (photo). Going up there W Inyo SAR tomorrow, will get some formal info then. 

Snowpack photos: 
150' crack propagation at the 168 gate, Sabrina Road
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
50% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Light
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Direction: 
North
More detailed information about the weather: 

Warming is producing small loose avalanches on S and SE slopes. 

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