Snowpit and conditions at Hammil/Ships Prow

Submission Info
Volunteer Observer
Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 11:00am
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Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Hammil Bowl 37° 34' 30.5688" N, 118° 59' 56.0256" W
Snowpit Observations
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We didn't observe any signs of instability, kick tested some smaller cornice/drift features with no reaction to slopes below.  Snowpit Compression Test failure moderate CTM.  Snow depths ranged from 120cm to 80cm and less on N, NE aspects where cross-loading was present. W aspects were fairly wind effected and stripped.   

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Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Cloud Cover: 
25% of the sky covered by clouds
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Beautiful morning touring up Lakes Basin to Hammil Lake.  Clouds and wind started picking up late morning/early afternoon.

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