AM: L-M winds from the E, overcast skies, S-1,
PM: Winds switched to Mod.-Strong winds from the S, broken skies, no new snow. Foot pen: 40cms
No new avalanches observed during the observation period (0800-1500)
Snowpack Summary: 40cms HST of F hard snow sits atop the Jan. 6th rain crust in most sheltered locations at 5800' and above. In wind-loaded locations (W-NE 100' at & below ridgetop @ TL and above), 26cms of 4F hardness wind-deposited snow (DFs 1.0mm) sit atop the new HST. Numerous hand shears resulted in resistant planar shears. Sign. scouring on SE-S facing slopes immediately at & below ridgetop.
Layer Depth/Date: 20-40
Comments: Confined to immediately below ridgetop and 100' downslope