Snow Profile - Northern Cairngorms 09/03/2018 15:13:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 09/03/2018 Time: 15:13 Area: Northern Cairngorms Obs: KG/MD
Grid: 002044 Alt: 1120m Aspect: 270° Incline: 35°
Location: Coronation Wall

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -4.3° Wind Dir: 232° Wind Speed: 30mph Cloud 95%
Precip Code: 2 - Trace Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 145cm
Foot Pen: 10cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: 0.0° Summit Wind Dir: N/A Summit Wind Speed: 0mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable + Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable + Avalanche Code: 3011
Comments: Not to ground. Weakness bridged by upper strong layers - touchy in shallower deposits - widespread.

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 0.7 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 4

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
1 * * 0.00 * *
8 * * 1.00 * *
25 * * 0.50 * *
82 * * 0.50 * *
85 * * 1.00 * *
87 * * 3.00 * *
90 * * 0.00 * *
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