Snowpack observation

Panorama Dome
Submission Info
Volunteer Observer
Sunday, March 10, 2019 - 9:30pm
37° 37' 24.7188" N, 119° 0' 14.292" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Looked into snowpack on NW aspec,t BTL at 8579 ft. on Panorama Dome today. The only signs of instability we observed were in the upper snowpack between 11 cm and 17 cm down. Shovel tilt test: With hard force, were able to produce a planar fracture at 11 cm down. We were not able to reproduce a planar fracture result or any propagating fratures with any of our standardized pit tests. CTH RP Q2 at 12 cm and ECTN at 12 cm. We also observed a few surface sloughs and a loose wet D1 R1 on a SE aspect above Twin Lakes that corresponded with the 11/12 cm surface snow instabiliy results from out pit tests. Overall we see a trend toward improving snow stability. 

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Stabilizing trend in snowpack observed BTL. 

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Cloud Cover: 
25% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Wind Direction: 
Accumulation rate: 
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