New snow conditions on White Wing

White Wing
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Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 8:00pm
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White Wing 37° 43' 35.0364" N, 119° 3' 4.392" W
Snowpit Observations
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Got up to the top of June Mnt with our hopes of skiing Carson Bowl dashed by the unexpectedly strong winds.  Set our sights on White Wing instead.  Skiied the ESE 22 degree slope off the back side of June with 3cm of warm dense powder on a 15cm thick supportable melt freeze crust.  HS 270cm.  Found the 2/14 rain curst 38cm down. 

Skinned up a NW treed aspect on White Wing.  Below 9000', the surface is a punchy stack of meltfreeze crusts.  From 9000' to 9500', supportable 10-15cm thick melt freeze crust.  Above 9500', variable breakable crust and drifts of dense windblown powder.  Very strong winds on the summit.  Found consistent dense windblown powder ontop of 4F old snow surface on a more northernly aspect from the saddle that skied pretty well without hitting any crust.  

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