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Deadfall Lake / Eddy Mountains

Location Name: 
Deadfall Lake / Eddy Mountains
Mt Eddy
Date and time of observation: 
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 9:15pm
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Location Map

96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 19' 3.2412" N, 122° 30' 14.4468" W
California US

Snowpack Observations


Isolated snow showers came in waves during a snow survey outing into the Deadfall Lakes / Eddy Mountains area yesterday. Snow levels were near 5,500 feet. Skies were obscured and low fog shrouded the mountains, keeping visibility poor for most of the day. In the afternoon, the weather began to clear and patches of blue sky could be seen through the clouds. By evening, things had cleared off almost completely. Average snow depth at lower Deadfall Lake was 28.5 inches. A couple inches of moist, new snow rest on top of the old snow surfaces. Roller balls were observed on aspects facing the sunny side of the compass. When the sun did pop out, trees off-loaded snow by dripping like crazy. No old or recent avalanches could be observed. Overall stability in the area was good. Shallow buried objects were abundant.


  • Deadfall Lakes snow survey course site
  • Deadfall Lake
  • Skiing into the lake
  • Skiing back down on sticky snow from the lake
  • Lower Deadfall Lakes trailhead area
  • Deadfall Lakes snow survey course site

Weather Observations


  • Isolated snow showers during the day
  • Little to no wind
  • Little to no snow accumulation
  • Warm feeling


Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Blowing Snow: 
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Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
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