Snowpit Nambe Cirque- Styx

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Location Name: 
Nambe Cirque- Styx
Region: 
Outside of the Forecast Area
Date and time of observation: 
Sat, 04/04/2020 - 10:30
Location Map: 
United States
35° 47' 40.848" N, 105° 46' 30.288" W
US


Red Flags: 
Recent loading by new snow, wind, or rain
Obvious avalanche path

Observation made by: Public
Snowpit Observations
More detailed information about the snowpack: 
  • N aspect, 12,080, 31* slope
  • Snow Depth: 240 cm
  • Slab (hardness: P-): 0 cm- 25 cm
  • 1F crust @ 25 cm
  • Slab (P-): 26 cm- 80 cm
  • 1F crust @ 80 cm
  • 1F+ turning into facets from 81 cm to bottom

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Spotted slab of drifted snow near surface, dug pit above intended objective, spoted and tested 2 weak layers in first meter of snowpack, and surface slab failed on CT21 @ 25 cm, bailed and skied out through Ski Santa Fe. Southerly aspects appeared to have safer options.

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Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Warming
Wind Direction: 
North
Accumulation rate: 
None