Observations outside of SPMR boundary:
Average 8cm new snow in past 24hrs with 20-30cm on the Dec 9th crust. Below 4,000ft the surface was moist at noon w more warming later in the day.
Quick profile on leeward NE, 5040ft
Wind loaded and deeper than average
New snow 13cm
↓26cm Dec 12 interface
↓37cm Dec 11(?) facets, dry
↓39cm Dec 9 crust, moist, noted in photo
39-70cm MF, crust matrix, moist & not fully frozen
CTM 11 (SP) ↓37cm on FC
Test indicates the potential for propagation on Dec 11th facets.
Surface hoar wasn't notable at this location