Snow Profile - Torridon 09/02/2018 10:52:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 09/02/2018 Time: 10:52 Area: Torridon Obs: AC
Grid: 233780 Alt: 675m Aspect: 115° Incline: 27°
Location: Meall nan Doireachan, Fannaichs

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -2.2° Wind Dir: 270° Wind Speed: 8mph Cloud 100%
Precip Code: 6 - Snow Showers Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 139cm
Foot Pen: 20cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -3.7° Summit Wind Dir: 247° Summit Wind Speed: 24mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable - Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable - Avalanche Code: 0
Comments: Touchy fail at 11cm on soft layer of partly decomposed snow crystals.

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 1.2 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 3

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
10 * * 0.50 * *
13 * * 1.00 * *
15 * * 1.00 * *
29 * * 0.50 * *
34 * * 1.00 * *
50 * * 1.00 * *
81 Not to ground * * 2.00 * *
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