wind slab on facets

Location Name: 
below gate #2 N side of Smoothies Squaw
Cabin Creek, Deep Creek, or Pole Creek Area
Date and time of observation: 
Wed, 01/03/2018 - 13:22
Location Map: 
United States
39° 12' 22.932" N, 120° 16' 43.77" W

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Observation made by: Guide at Alpenglow Expeditions
Snowpit Observations
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Hand shear moderate down 35cm on Facet IFrc interface with a 4F to F hardness step. Hand shears were breaking from their own weight when isolated.

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
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