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Observation Date/Time:
Tue, Feb 2, 2021 - 4:02 PM
Kevin Grove
The Day Was:
The Ride Was:
The Snow Was:
We Rode:
Mellow slopes   Steep slopes   Convex slopes  

Written Report:
I toured up Tumalo today. The riding was really good, fast, supportable powder. There was 20-25 cm of new, fist hard, snow on top of a light crust and the snow was right side up down to the 1-12 rain crust.

It was lightly snowing rimed plates and dendrites, needles, and stellars off and on all day. Winds were calm/light in the trees and moderate near treeline with some strong gusts. Temps were in the upper 20's and dropping as I was leaving around 2pm. Ski pen in most places was 5-10cm and boot pen was 0.5 meter.

I didn't see any sign of instability or avalanche activity on my tour.