Observation Date: 02/28/2016
standard route from the winter trailhead to summit. Skied a NE aspect
Warm and partly sunny at trailhead, windy near summit and a storm moving in during our ski out. raining when we got back to the trailhead
Very windy near and at the summit. Areas of wind crust mostly on the ridge tops
New Snow: 0-3″
No signs of avalanches.
Drove to the winter trailhead with a 4wheel drive and chains. Had to boot pack part of the first 1/2 mile. dug a pit just below the summit on a N-NE aspect 27 degree slope, snow depth 225cm.
CT11 Q3 at 210cm from the ground, CT22 Q3 at 192cm, CT29 Q3 at 188cm.
ECT 11 Q3 no propagation at 210 cm.
Some great skiing in protected north facing areas at higher elevations but mostly heavy wet snow.
Observer: Josh Weiss