Snow Profile - Lochaber 10/02/2018 12:15:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 10/02/2018 Time: 12:15 Area: Lochaber Obs: BF
Grid: 194742 Alt: 1080m Aspect: 45° Incline: 20°
Location: Climber's Col, Aonach Mor

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -1.1° Wind Dir: 270° Wind Speed: 5mph Cloud 100%
Precip Code: 8 - Snow Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 215cm
Foot Pen: 25cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -2.0° Summit Wind Dir: 240° Summit Wind Speed: 20mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable - Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable - Avalanche Code: 4400
Comments: Reactive shear at 28cm

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 0.4 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 3

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
28 * * 1.00 * *
41 * * 1.00 * *
43 * * 2.00 * N/A
65 * * 1.00 * *
80 * * 2.00 * N/A
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