Snow Profile - Northern Cairngorms 13/02/2018 11:34:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 13/02/2018 Time: 11:34 Area: Northern Cairngorms Obs: MD
Grid: 997042 Alt: 1020m Aspect: 40° Incline: 30°
Location: Chais ridge flank NE

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: 0.0° Wind Dir: 243° Wind Speed: 15mph Cloud 95%
Precip Code: 2 - Trace Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 160cm
Foot Pen: 30cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -6.5° Summit Wind Dir: 208° Summit Wind Speed: 45mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable + Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable + Avalanche Code: 1012
Comments: released at 50cm reactive. also adjacent triggered size 2 avalanche failed on same layer.

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 1.0 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 2

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
18 * * 2.00 * *
22 * * 0.50 * *
50 * * 0.50 * *
54 reactive fail on facets * * 1.00 * *
85 * * 0.50 * *
90 not to ground * * 1.00 * *
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