Cold and clear. L S winds, with high elevation blowing snow on Mt. Shuksan. Boot pen: 20cms @ 5437’ on Hemispheres
No new avalanches observed
BTL: 40-50cms of total height of snow (HS), gradually increasing in thickness as one ascends elevation. Generally right side up snowpack, with upper 20-30cms faceted by cold & clear skies. 3-4mm SH observed on the surface in sheltered openings BTL.
TL: Total HS @ 5437’ at ridge top on Hemispheres: 105cms. Snowpack generally right side up and gradually increasing in density until rain crust. Rain crust found down 79cms. Isolated wind affected soft slabs (4F hardness) observed immediately lee of features in the upper TL.