Observation: Douglas Island

Location: Mid Fruitbowl

Route & General Observations

Dug on mid Fruitbowl on 2/18, 19, & 20 at 2100′, 2200′, & 2400′. Found a reactive later on 2/19 & 20 15 then 18cms down (ECP9-12). Snowpack is upside down.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Clear Skis, Moderate to Strong North winds, Temps around 24 deg. F

Snow surface

Wind effected MF Crust


Poor Structure, moderate strength, moderate energy. ECTP x 3 down 18cms on MFC, facets forming beneath. Spatially variable, adjacent pits ECTN. Slope scale tests indicate stability.

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