Snow Profile - Creag Meagaidh 13/02/2018 12:30:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 13/02/2018 Time: 12:30 Area: Creag Meagaidh Obs: TR & WS
Grid: 478895 Alt: 640m Aspect: 140° Incline: 35°
Location: Coire Chrannaig

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -1.0° Wind Dir: 280° Wind Speed: 20mph Cloud 40%
Precip Code: 8 - Snow Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 75cm
Foot Pen: 60cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -5.0° Summit Wind Dir: 270° Summit Wind Speed: 30mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable + Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable + Avalanche Code: 4011
Comments: Fracture line profile. Sun affected location. Very touchy failure along avalanche failure plane. More very recent avalanche activity in the coire and on Na Cnapanan below and around 600m.

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 0.7 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 2

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
1 * * 2.00 * *
24 * * 1.00 * *
26 Av failure plane. V. touchy shear * * 3.00 * *
28 * * 1.00 * *
61 1 finger/pencil layer * * 1.00 * *
64 * * 0.00 * N/A
75 NTG * * 2.00 * *
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