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Todd lake

Observation Date/Time:
Fri, Feb 14, 2020 - 5:56 PM
Todd lake east aspect
The Day Was:
Stormy   Cold   Windy   Warm   Sunny   Cloudy   Wet  
The Ride Was:
OK   Terrible  
The Snow Was:
Firm   Crusty  
We Rode:
Mellow slopes   Sunny slopes  

Written Report:
Spent the morning touring at Todd lake. Day started off overcast with gusting winds and misting rain/rime. Precipitation turned to frozen pellets/snow and stopped by 11:00. Mostly sunny sky by 12:30. Observed 10cm of new snow on top of old crust. New snow was dry on bottom, with a wet/crust in the middle, capped by more light snow. Ski conditions in the open sections was manageable “dust on crust”. I didn’t ski in any dense treed areas, but skinning up through it was a mixture of crusts and frozen icefall off branches.