Earthquake Dome

Earthquake Dome
Submission Info
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:00am
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37° 39' 57.8628" N, 118° 59' 55.2156" W
Snowpit Observations
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~6" of light density snowfall before 10am.  

-10:30am, 9300' : -7.5deg C.  Calm winds below ridgetop, moderate S winds at ridgetop.

-Just below ridgeline, N facing:  0-20cm: Fist minus; 20-24cm: 1Finger wind crust; 24-34cm: Fist plus; 34-50cm: 1finger.  Easy to moderate hand shear just below wind crust at 25cm.  

-Snowing moderately until 9:30am, then a break and some blue sky.

-No results with ski cuts just below ridgeline in steep areas (40+ degrees)

-Boot top, low density snow

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