Week in Review for 12/16/2017 - 12/22/2017

Dates of the Week: 
12/16/2017 to 12/22/2017
Avalanche Problems: 
General Snowpack Structure: 
  • New snow over near surface facets on northerly aspects below treeline.
  • A mix of firm wind scoured surfaces and hard wind slabs above treeline.
  • No problematic weak layers in the middle or lower portions of the snowpack.
Weather Events: 
  • Ongoing general high pressure.
  • Small storm Dec 20 ~ 3 to 5 in accumulation
  • Gale force NE wind event overnight Dec 20/21