Snow Profile - Creag Meagaidh 11/02/2018 14:41:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 11/02/2018 Time: 14:41 Area: Creag Meagaidh Obs: WS
Grid: 464896 Alt: 700m Aspect: 160° Incline: 30°
Location: Slope to East of Balloon Gully

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -1.5° Wind Dir: 300° Wind Speed: 5mph Cloud 20%
Precip Code: 4 - Light Showers Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 120cm
Foot Pen: 20cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -7.0° Summit Wind Dir: 270° Summit Wind Speed: 36mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable - Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable - Avalanche Code: 0
Comments: New slab developing (pit temp at site on sun affected slope). Poor stability in new surface layers - older deposits consolidated

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 1.5 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 3

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
5 touchy fail at interface * * 1.00 * *
15 touchy fail at interface * * 1.00 * *
19 * * 0.00 * N/A
28 * * 1.00 * *
39 * * 1.50 * *
69 * * 0.50 * *
82 * * 2.00 * N/A
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