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Above Treeline Snowpit & Conditions - Old Ski Bowl

Location Name: 
Old Ski Bowl
Date and time of observation: 
Sun, 01/19/2020 - 12:32pm
Observation made by: 
Forecaster
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Location Map

96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 22' 29.4384" N, 122° 11' 55.9248" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Photos

  • DO NOT snowmobile in the Wilderness!
  • Looking down Old Ski Bowl near east boundary
  • 1F to 4F to 1F - Wind slab
  • Roller balls forming on south aspects
  • Green Butte NE aspect
  • Wind pressed snow, scoured areas, sastrugi, and wind board remain at high altitudes
  • D2 wind slab avalanche off moraine 9,400 feet east aspect sometime during the storm

Weather Observations

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Blowing Snow: 
No
Precipitation: 
None
Accumulation rate: 
None
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Speed: 
Light
Wind Direction: 
Northwest