Negative 1, June Lake

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Negative 1, June Lake
Submission Info
Forecaster
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Obvious avalanche path
Negative 1, June Lake 37° 43' 37.2" N, 119° 5' 43.08" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Observer: doug lewis, Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center
Date: Apr 2, 2017, 2:04 AM
Loc: Negative 1
Lat/Lon:37.7270, -119.0953
Elevation: 11600 f
Aspect: NE Angle: 33°
Signs of Instability: Wind Loading
Sky Cover: CLR
Precipitation: No Precipitation
Wind Speed: Calmsubjective
Current Temp:2°C Trend:→
Blowing Snow: None
Boot Penetration: 15cm

Comments: 1200, 6.5, 9700', calm, clear, 10cm very moist, 10cm pen, supportive melt freeze crust below . 1:30, 4.3, 10800', calm, clear, 5cm moist, 5cm pen. 2:00, 2.1, 10,700, calm, clear . ~10cm new, 15 cm snow pen, snow surface mix of wind board, thin sun crust, and soft powder veins. Surface Hoar & rime ~9500 to 10500' in sheltered locations. Scattered sun crust on Easterly aspects ~10000' to ~10700'. 2 Loose Wet E, SE ~10000', possibly couple days old. 7 Stability Tests: CT22 Q3 34cm CT12 Q2 10cm CT11 Q2 10cm CT22 Q2 90cm CT20 Q2 24cm CT11 Q2 10cm CT21 Q2 90cm. Bear tracks observed ~9300 feet outside of the June Mountain ski area. 

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Accumulation rate: 
None

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