White Wing Mountain-wind transport

SNOWPACK OBSERVATION
Skied from top of J7 to White Wing Mountain then out via obsidian dome road
Submission Info
Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 1:30pm
Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
White Wing Mountain 37° 43' 54.3396" N, 119° 2' 38.0508" W
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Wind loading occurring on N and NE slopes especially filling in gullies, some cracking occurred NNW and NW slopes creating very small isolated pockets of hard slabs (about 6inch crowns) at about 9400 feet.  No other stability concerns were seen.  Skiing was very good on NE slopes and poor/variable on W and NW slopes.  Hard blue ice present in pockets on the ridge of white wing above the tree line.  

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
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