Observation Date: 12/01/2020

Toured from 5,000 to 7,200 across SE to N facing aspects. About 1 foot of consolidated snowpack at 5,000 ft, substantial snowpack around 6,300.

Party sunny with light winds all day, temperature stayed around 30°

Western winds 5-10 mph

New Snow: 3-6″

Avalanche Activity:
New snow sluffed off on turns on N-NE aspects, no avalanche activity observed.

Other Comments:
Dug a pit at 7000 on a 30° NE aspect, found 140 cm of snow. 50 cm of consolidated base with a well bonded faceting layer at 50cm, pencil hardness. From 51-115cm well bonded snow with no noticeable layers in the slab. At 115 cm small layer (2-3mm) of surface hoar that we observed on 11/22. From 115-140cm, layers of new snow that strengthened as one went down. ECT 30, skied 25-35 NE burned slopes with sluffing on the steeper turns.

Observer: Jack Peabody