State of the Snowpack for 1/26/2019 - 2/1/2019

Dates of the Week: 
1/26/2019 to 2/1/2019

Location

Andesite Peak
United States
39° 21' 2.2284" N, 120° 21' 58.3776" W
US
Avalanche Problems: 
General Snowpack Structure: 
  • Established melt freeze crusts on SE-S-SW aspects
  • Variety of crusts and wind scoured snow surfaces on northerly aspects
  • Generally strong mid winter snowpack, 2-3m deep
Weather Events: 
  • High pressure throughout the week
  • Multiple moderate to strong NE wind events