Slab formation on crust on Mark's Butte

Location Name: 
Mark's Butte
Date and time of observation: 
Mon, 12/28/2020 - 13:30
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United States
47° 0' 51.4044" N, 116° 3' 42.372" W
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Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Rapid warming

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Snowpit Observations
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Measured snowpack depth of 93 cm. About 1 foot of soft powder snow on top of multiple hard crusts. Warming conditions throughout the day condensed upper layer into a heavier slab, but did not aggregate. Slab slid at count 16 during compression test. Some surface hoar observed. Mild whumping observed

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