Tumalo Bowl

Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017 9:40 PM
C. Yucho
Three Sisters Area
Ob Date/Time:
Tue, Dec 5, 2017 - 1:00 PM
Report Type:
Snow Conditions
Mode of Travel:
Ski or Snowboard

Written Report:
Toured up to the bowl today, before dropping in dug a pit right below the lip, skier's left of the rocks 20 meters, and did a column test. Had two failures, one at 20 cm and another at 35 cm, both Q1 (totally smooth). Made the decision to not ski it today.

Elevation: 7400'
Incline: 37
Precip: 0
Sky: Clear
Wind: 7-10 mph
Surface Temp: -5C
PenFoot: 25cm
Column Test: CTM12 at 20cm Q1; CTM17 at 35cm

Found a 3 degree differential between failing layers, with the caveat that I have not recalibrated my thermometer since last year.
Sky: Clear skies Wind: South @ 1-16 mph
Snow Depth: 240 cm Elevation: 7400 ft Aspect/Slope: East Northeast / 37°