Old Man's Bowl

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 11:30am
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37° 34' 15.6468" N, 118° 51' 10.7028" W
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Toured up the usual route to the top of Old Man's Bowl between Little Morrison and Mt. Morrison N. Skied back down the same way.

1000 at 8150', N aspect at the top of the Convict moraine- Sky = scattered, hazy clouds, Wind = calm, Tair = 11 C already!, Tsurf = 0 C, Foot pen = 2cm, snow moist.

1030 at 9000', NNW aspect below the E facing chutes on Little Morrison- Recent (past 24hrs) D1.5 loose wet slides on E aspects of Little Morrison (see photo). Sky = few clouds, Wind = light from the S, Tair = 8.5 C, Tsurf 0 C, Foot pen = 1cm, snow moist.

1100 at 10000', E aspect in the middle of Old Man's Bowl- Sky = few clouds, Wind = calm, Tair = 6.5 C, Tsurf = 0 C, Foot pen = 15cm, snow very moist.

1130 at 10725', SE aspect on top of Old Man's Bowl- Sky = few clouds, Wind = light from the NW, Tair = 6 C, Tsurf = 0 C, Foot pen = 5cm, snow very moist.

No roller balls yet on the way down. No other signs of instability on the way down. From the trailhead back at the car at noon: new roller balls and small point releases in the Mendenhall Couloir since this morning.

Snowpack photos: 
Recent Loose Wet Slides, E aspect of Little Morrison
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