2/2/2021 East Face of Blue

Location Name: 
East Fave of Blue
Region: 
Selkirk Mountains
Date and time of observation: 
Tue, 02/02/2021 - 10:49
Location Map: 
United States
48° 24' 1.674" N, 116° 38' 45.7692" W
US


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

Observation made by: Board of Directors
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

We were on a 34-35 degree ESE slope at 6300'. 195cm total snow depth. CTV failure 35 cms down. The ECTP4 Q2 was at the same layer. We also had the Deep Tap Test (DTM19) at the buried surface hoar 100 cms down. 

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
100% of the sky covered by clouds
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Accumulation rate: 
Less than 1 in. per hour