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Eddy Mtns - Parks Creek Summit

Location Name: 
Eddy Mtns - Parks Creek Summit
Region: 
Mt Eddy
Date and time of observation: 
Sun, 01/28/2018 - 1:30pm
Observation made by: 
Forecaster

Location Map

96067 Mount Shasta , CA
United States
41° 20' 26.7036" N, 122° 32' 6.4248" W
California US

Snowpack Observations

Details

  • 40 - 50 cm of recent storm snow
  • Widespread 1.5 cm breakable temperature crust
  • Unable to find soft snow, even on most northerly, sheltered areas. (Parks Ck Summit lies at approx. 6,900 ft)
  • Soft snow still lingers below temp crust, 1F to 4F hardness
  • Difficult to ski. Abandoned objective mid-slope due to breakable crust.
  • Total snow depths avg 60-90 cm, wind drifts deeper

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Weather Observations

Details

  • Warm, short sleave weather 
  • Winds calm
  • Low fog/clouds in the valley bottoms

Statistics

Cloud Cover: 
Clear
Blowing Snow: 
No
Precipitation: 
None
Accumulation rate: 
None
Air temperature: 
Above Freezing
Air temperature trend: 
Static
Wind Speed: 
Calm