Rampart Ridge from Gold Creek Trailhead
March 3, 2018, 7:30 p.m. PST
Weather: Partly sunny/sunny, light to no wind.
Snowpack: 1. dug 100cm down to 2/8 crust. found 2/13 sun crust 60cm down with settling storm snow on top. ECTX. PST 85/100 (END) Down 60cm on 2/13/18 near surface facets around sun crust 2. Dug 125 cm down to 2/8 crust. found 2/13 sun crust at 40cm down with dense wind affected snow on top. PST 95/100 (End) down 40cm on 2/13 near surface facets around sun crust.
Area Description: 1. 9:43 a.m. 270 deg. 3,436'. shaded test slope 2. 1:36 p.m. 120 deg. 4,612' unsheltered ridge top
Observation by Alex Aizenman
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No