Virginia Lakes

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Volunteer Observer
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
South Peak 38° 2' 19.9104" N, 119° 15' 17.55" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Virginia Lakes Obs:

Toured today to ski South Peak, found good coverage, 65-100cm HS. Northern aspects holding more snow, though plenty of wind-stripped ridges and bare spots exist. Southern aspects have gotten spottier since last Thursday when I was last up there.

An average of 20cm of new snow sits on the old snow surfaces (melt-freeze crust and firm windboard).

Ski quality was good in the am, but strong solar input left any exposed slopes getting moist by midday.

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