Clear and cold with clouds hanging over the Cascade crest. Moderate W ridgetop winds w light blowing snow. Minimal snow available to transport at ridge. Elsewhere, wind was light.
Average HS 15cm, up to 50cm in old drifts. Boot pen to ground. Surface form ~2mm SH. HST from 11/18 15cm.
HS consisted mostly of recent storm snow w older snow in the lower snowpack where drifts had formed (5800ft ridge) from W winds prior to Nov 12th. No notable rain crusts observed in older snow. Moist snow near ground.