Observation: Douglas Island

Location: BBC to Ridge

Route & General Observations

skin up above black bear chair to the ridge and then dug a pit a few turns down. The snow at the top was wind effected. No signs of instability, the snow pit had several non-reactive layers at this time.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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low visibility clouds on the way up and then clearing during the pit and ski.

Snow surface

wind effected


there were several +/- sub layers in the 1 finger hardness range that were all non-reactive at this time. larger snow crystals above the thanksgiving layer.

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