Snow Profile - Northern Cairngorms 09/02/2018 12:00:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 09/02/2018 Time: 12:00 Area: Northern Cairngorms Obs: KG
Grid: 009031 Alt: 1065m Aspect: 80° Incline: 38°
Location: Stac an Fharaidh

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -6.2° Wind Dir: 290° Wind Speed: 15mph Cloud 10%
Precip Code: 0 - None Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 125cm
Foot Pen: 25cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -7.7° Summit Wind Dir: 258° Summit Wind Speed: 27mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Moderate Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable - Avalanche Code: 0
Comments:

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 3.7 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 3

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
4 * * 0.50 * *
18 * * 1.00 * *
30 touchy fail @ 26cm * * 1.00 * *
50 stubborn fail @ 50 / * * 0.50 * *
54 * * 1.00 * *
65 * * 0.50 * *
80 * * 1.00 * *
100 * * 1.00 * *
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