Snowpack Observations from Tamarack Peak

Location Name: 
Tamarack Peak
Mount Rose Area
Date and time of observation: 
Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:00
Location Map: 
United States
39° 19' 0.7284" N, 119° 55' 7.5936" W

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

Minimal snow coverage throughout this area with southerly aspects mostly dirt.  Northerly aspects in the 9000' range had 6-10'' of snow.  Most areas did not have continuous snow coverage for any over the snow recreation. 

Photo1: Numerous rocks still visible in the start zones of the far east ridge of Tamarack. Some small gullies did have continuous snow coverage with weak snow near the base. 

Photo 2: 20 to 30 cm of snow on a N aspect at 9700 ft. Some facets existed at the bottom.

Photo 3: Looking at the Hourglass and Proletariat from a distance.

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
Snowpack photos: 
Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
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Air temperature trend: 
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