Snowpit on Panorama Dome

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
North Side of Panorama Dome
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Saturday, February 8, 2020 - 2:15pm
Panorama Dome 37° 37' 15.0384" N, 119° 0' 9.1188" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Today we did a short tour out to a north facing aspect on Panorama Dome for the purpose of performing snowpack observations.  We dug test pits at 8560' on a NNW Aspect on a 20 depree slope.  Multiple crusts were observed.  One on the surface 1cm thick, 4cm thick 41cm's from the ground, 1cm thick 54cm's from the ground, 4cm's thick 60 cm's from the ground and another 1cm thick 80cm's from the ground.  

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
None
More detailed information about the weather: 

Wind Gusts were strong at times.

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