Week in Review for 4/7/2018 - 4/13/2018

Dates of the Week: 
4/7/2018 to 4/13/2018

Location

Sagehen Summit
United States
39° 26' 46.2552" N, 120° 12' 52.29" W
US
Avalanche Problems: 
General Snowpack Structure: 
  • Full spring conditions on solar aspects.
  • Upper elevation NW-N-NE aspects with transitional surface snow following April 11/12 snowfall event.
  • Snowpack becoming very thin to unusable below 7,200' to 7,500'.
Weather Events: 
  • Mix of sunny, warm spring conditions and small precipitation events.
  • Light rain to 8,500' on April 10
  • Snow of 4 to 8 inches April 11/12
  • High pressure at the end of the week.