Zone: Northwest Mountains
Location: Poverty Gulch
Date of Observation: 11/28/2020Name: Travis Colbert
Subject: NE powder SW sun crusts
Aspect: North East, South West
Very slow moving sloughs (top 20cm) on 36-38 shaded slopes. Very slow moving shallow slough/slab (10cm sun crust) on 32-34 degree sunny slope.
Weather: Blue skies & very little wind. Single digits in the morning, warming to the lower 20s by afternoon.
Snowpack: HS 90-95cm on shaded NE slopes; upper 20cm unconsolidated new snow sitting on a soft crust. HS much lower (did not measure, but maybe 20cm) on sunny SW slopes; but compacted and supportable with 8-10cm soft sun on the surface.