State of the Snowpack for 11/27/2021 - 12/3/2021

Dates of the Week: 
11/27/2021 to 12/3/2021
Avalanche Problems: 
General Snowpack Structure: 
  • 1-3' of snow on northerly aspects above 8000-8500'
  • Mid pack to surface snow is a mix of decomposing rain crusts and weak faceted snow
  • No snow on SE-S-SW aspects 
  • Existing snow surfaces are firm and variable in many locations
Weather Events: 
  • High pressure throughout the week with warm and dry conditions
  • Clear skies with mountain inversions overnight