PCT Sonora Pass

Location Name: 
PCT Sonora Pass
Region: 
BWRA
Date and time of observation: 
Thu, 03/14/2019 - 13:03
Location Map: 


Red Flags: 

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

Wind Slabs were still noticeable on all aspects but confined to the surface 5 inches. Swirling winds over the past few days has stripped & redeposited snow to shallow wind slabs near & above treeline. In non-standard tests & hand pits, instabiity was limited to stubborn soft slabs.

Snowpack photos: 
Stack cuts
PCT
Wind scour
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Light
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Direction: 
West
Accumulation rate: 
None
More detailed information about the weather: 

A clear & sunny day with temperatures around freezing. There was almost no wind & therefor no blowing snow.