NW Side McGee Mountain

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
NW Shoulder McGee Mountain
Submission Info
Volunteer Observer
Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 4:15pm
NW Side McGee Mountain 37° 34' 10.3188" N, 118° 51' 46.5624" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Toured up from Convict to ski off the NW flank of McGee Mountain with a Sierra Mountain Center AIARE Level 1 course.

Dug at 10000', NW aspect (350 deg)

No notable slab layering found here, see attached profile.

Further down along the moraine another group found 120cm HS, WNW aspect 8500' with several crusts found, and results [CTM(18) Q2 down 30cm].

Did not go above 10400', great soft snow with little wind affect found on NE-N-NW slopes.

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
25% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Accumulation rate: 
None
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