State of the Snowpack for 11/24/2018 - 11/30/2018

Dates of the Week: 
11/24/2018 to 11/30/2018
Avalanche Problems: 
General Snowpack Structure: 
  • A well consolidated snowpack with instability limited to new snow avalanche problems.
  • Existing snowpack is supportable with good coverage along the Sierra Crest above 7,500'. Less coverage at low elevations and to the east along the Carson Range at all elevations.
Weather Events: 
  • High pressure early in the week
  • Storm cycle Tuesday - Thursday
  • Strong SW winds