Week in Review for 12/23/2017 - 12/29/2017

Dates of the Week: 
12/23/2017 to 12/29/2017
Avalanche Problems: 

Persistent slab - No avalanches reported.

General Snowpack Structure: 
  • Upper snowpack faceting
  • Whumpfing, cracking, and unstable snowpit test results reported in isolated areas near and below treeline on northerly aspects.
  • Significant wind scouring above treeline. Some isolated hard slabs.
  • Large areas of bare ground on southerly aspects.
Weather Events: 

Ongoing high pressure and air temp inversion conditions.