Observation: Douglas Island

Location: Above East Bowl

Route & General Observations

Dug a practice full profile pit above East Bowl.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

23° with calm winds.

Snow surface

Less than an inch of fresh snow on top of a supportable melt/freeze crust.


Snow depth was 163cm and we saw no signs of significant instabilities.

CT30 Q2 Progressive Compression down 73cm.
ECTX (however we did get the layer 73cm down to fail and propagate with a Q3 fracture by hitting it harder than normal after the full test was complete).