Mosquito Lake - My first solo pit

Location Name: 
Mosquito Lake
Region: 
Bear Valley Area
Date and time of observation: 
Wed, 01/10/2018 - 15:30
Location Map: 
United States
38° 30' 50.1228" N, 119° 54' 42.5628" W
US


Red Flags: 
Whumphing noises, shooting cracks, or collapsing

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

Experienced a whumping event while snowshoeing up - looked like a 4-foot radius.   

Snowpit or crown profile photo or graph: 
Snowpit videos (tests, etc): 

Mosquito Lake Snowpack Compression Test

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
No
Cloud Cover: 
50% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
None
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
Southeast
Accumulation rate: 
None
More detailed information about the weather: 

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