Avalanche Advisory published on Feb 11, 2020 at 6:51 pm
The last snowfall was 6" Saturday with strong west winds. Winds scoured most of the Alpine down to ice, and left some pockets and ribbons of good snow. Most skiers were looking for where the snow deposited for good skiing. Most of the reports show the wind deposited snow bonding to the crust and not causing a widespread windslab problem.
On sunny slopes, and below tree line temps started to melt surface snow and we will see a melt freeze surface crust.
Large surface hoar was spotted Monday in meadows around Mt Bachelor. With warm daytime temps and increasing winds, it is unlikely it sticks around to get buried.
This snowpack summary applies only to backcountry areas. Click here for a map of the area. This snowpack summary describes general avalanche conditions and local variations always occur. This snowpack summary expires in 48 hours unless otherwise noted.
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