Observation Date: 03/01/2019
Skinned from the Bass Creek TH up Little St. Joe via the north rim of Bass Creek.
Broken clouds. Occasionally very sunny. Trace precip.
Calm to breezy
New Snow: 12+”
No signs of instability.
Dug a pit at 8300’ in 275 cm total snow depth on an ENE facing 20 degree slope. Pit only analyzed upper meter of snow. Upper 60cm fist to fist+ density, next 35cm 4 finger, one finger below.
SCT 7 Q2 at storm interface 37cm down
SCT 19 Q1 at density change 60 cm down
ECTN 9 Q2 at 37 cm
ECTN 19 Q2 at 60 cm
Good skiing on supportive consistent powder. Ski cut a short steeper slope with no movement.
Observer: Joshua Phillips