Sardine Can Pinner

Location Name: 
Sardine Can Wall
Region: 
BWRA
Date and time of observation: 
Sun, 12/30/2018 - 13:18
Location Map: 



Observation made by: Avalanche Specialist
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 

Surface snow contained precipitation particles & melting surface hoar of small size (0.5mm). Upper layers of the snowpack are from windy storm events, below that round grains with a slight hardness change. Good confidence of stability in our chosen location; & was proven on descent.

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
25% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
Northwest
Accumulation rate: 
None
More detailed information about the weather: 

Clear skies became overcast as a cold front approached our location. Winds were mostly calm from the NW with no active blowing snow.