Snow Profile - Creag Meagaidh 09/02/2018 12:15:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 09/02/2018 Time: 12:15 Area: Creag Meagaidh Obs: TR
Grid: 460882 Alt: 700m Aspect: 120° Incline: 30°
Location: NE ridge. Sron a Ghoire

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -2.0° Wind Dir: 280° Wind Speed: 15mph Cloud 0%
Precip Code: 8 - Snow Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 90cm
Foot Pen: 40cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -6.0° Summit Wind Dir: 280° Summit Wind Speed: 25mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable + Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable + Avalanche Code: 4014
Comments: Snow profile adjacent to avalanche crownwall. Sun affected pit site. Touchy shears in new snow layers. 4 dry slab avalanches released in the early morning on E to SE aspects.

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 1.1 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 4

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
1 * * 1.00 * *
10 * * 3.00 * *
13 Touchy, clean shear * * 3.00 * *
23 * * 2.00 * *
27 Touchy. Spontaneous release. * * 3.00 * *
30 * * 0.00 * N/A
44 * * 1.00 * *
90 * * 1.00 * *
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