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Location (general area)
San Jacinto, Round Valley
clear (no clouds)
Light (1-16mph Flags/twigs in motion)
Boot/ Ski penetration
Activity, recent avalanches
Whumphing noises, shooting cracks, collapsing
Obvious avalanche path
Snowshoe loop of Tamarack and Round Valley in San Jacinto wilderness. 6-12" of powder, some areas with crust, some not. Winds 8mph out of the west with gusts to 30mph measured. Temp 38, RH 15%. Blowing snow.
Quick pit in Round Valley Meadow:
15cm powder F
15cm crust, 1F to P at bottom
hard ice, don't know how thick, couldn't break it with my shovel.
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