Snow Pit from Baldy Mtn, Plains MT

Location Name: 
West Shoot
Region: 
St. Regis Basin
Date and time of observation: 
Tue, 12/28/2021 - 15:20
Location Map: 
United States
47° 37' 4.8756" N, 114° 49' 51.2796" W
US


Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain

Observation made by: Public
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

We dug a pit in 90cm of snow at 6850ft on west aspect. We found a reactive layer in our extended colume test (ECTP25, Q2) at 55cm.

Snowpack photos: 
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Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
West
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour
More detailed information about the weather: 

Above treeline it was cold and windy.