Observation Date: 12/26/2015
Pt6 out to 2steep
~0*f Cold, clear, high clouds, West wind, warm down lower
West wind, constant transport.
New Snow: 6-12″
Natural slough avalanches 3-6″ deep on loaded, steeper retain. Debris reaching traverse to lake
7,800′ SSW 3pits. 130cm snowpack 1-200′ down from ridge. 30cm of Christmas miracle went q2 ct20 and q2 ct18. Bottom 30cm is made of 3 relatively even layers of facets, separated by crusts. Bottom is warm 3mm facets. Top crust is ice. Middle facets are 1-2mm . Middle crusts are chunky. Recent settling of 3-5cm
Observer: will e