Snow pit N-NW aspect convict lake

Rolls before old mans
Submission Info
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 3:00pm
Rolls before Old Mans bowl 37° 34' 37.6968" N, 118° 50' 33.468" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Snow pack depth 145cm. Signs of avalanche debris in lower Mendenhall, Airport chutes, Old mans bowl, and Mini morrison. Looks like a lot of movement during the storm. Skinning up I could feel a breakable crust below 25cm of fresh snow. Dug one put in the lumps before Old Mans Bowl on a N-NW aspect. ECTN and while there were many interesting layers I couldnt get anything to propagate across the column. Signs of roller balls on lower Southernly aspects above convict lake in the afternoon.

145cm-soft sugar with small surface hoar grains


120-finger crust


70cm-finger/pencil crust almost 4cm thick

66cm finger

53cm-Pencil crust





Weather Observations
More detailed information about the weather: 

Calm, very slight breeze and bluebird af.

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