Week in Review for 2/3/2018 - 2/9/2018

Dates of the Week: 
2/3/2018 to 2/9/2018
Avalanche Problems: 
  • Loose Wet - Only minor roller balls, pinwheels, and very small point-releases reported.
General Snowpack Structure: 
  • Shallow snowpack on all but northerly aspects. Melt-freeze conditions on E-SE-S-SW-W aspects where snow cover exists.
  • Well consolidated snowpack on NW-N-NE aspects with soft snow lingering on untracked sheltered N aspects and a mix of wind scoured surfaces and breakable crust son more exposed northerly aspects
Weather Events: 
  • High pressure all week. Well above normal temperatures early in the week. Slight cooling but still above normal later in the week.