Behind June - Negatives - Solar aspects

Submission Info
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 2:15pm
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37° 43' 54.948" N, 119° 6' 3.0672" W
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Toured off the top of June, up the hourglass couloir, along the ridgetop above the nagatives, and down one of the SE solar bowl chutes.  

Very warm air temps today, calm winds and thin high partial cloud cover didn't slow surface warming today.

At 2:30 at 10,800' on SE aspect that was still in the sun, snow was moist to the ground in the shallow snopack that exists on slopes with southerly exposure (~1.5ft).  One sizeable rollerball resulted from skiing this slope, ~2ft in diameter, which slowly crumbled into pieces.  This slope was just starting to become shaded at this time in the afternoon, so there might have been some more loose wet activity as a result of ski turns earlier in the afernoon.  

No evidence of any natural or human triggered avalanche activity / loose wet slides at all in this area from atleast the past few days.  

Northerly facing slopes had sticky moist snow up to ~10,000' by early afternoon.  

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