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Castle Lake Update
Location Name:Castle Lake
Date and time of observation:Mon, 12/31/2018 - 2:00pm
Observation made by:Professional Observer
96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States41° 13' 47.2404" N, 122° 23' 3.3432" W
Observations at Castle Lake:
- Height of snow (HS): 80 cm (31 in).
- No signs of instability.
- Breakable and supportable crusts in sun exposed areas (Right Peak).
- A few inches of dry snow in shady areas below Heart Lake and Left Peak.
- Ridge lines and mountain tops scoured and wind affected.
- Thin, widespread surface hoar.
- Supportable ice on lake. No snow on ice. Thin ice near submerged logs along shoreline.
- Bootpack trail to Heart Lake in.
Air temperature:Below Freezing
Air temperature trend:Static