DATE OF OBSERVATION: 01/18/2015
AVALANCHES: Yesterday oberseved N-SS-D0.5 on west facing road cut on 135 by Roaring Judy. Went to ground. Unsure if it occured on 1/17 or 1/16.
WEATHER: Mostly sunny. Warm. No wind!!
SNOWPACK: Hand tests: southern aspects-upper 1 5 to 20 cm-1 cm of yesterday’s snow on top of sun crust of 5cm. Below that suncrust are facets and the cycle repeats itself with a layer cake of sun crusts and facets.
north aspects-15 to 20 cm of F snow.
Warm temperatures on open part of skin track resulted in clumping snow on skins in January!!