9 Apr 2016

April 9, 2016

    Glazed surface in the morning, April 8, 2016.

    Free riders waiting for Spanky's Ladder to open.

    Old cornice debris in Flute.

    Cirrus cloud in the morning.

    Lenticulars over Armchair.

    Last light on Currie.

Weather Observations for April 9, 2016: taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters     +1, Winds were 5-10 KPH SE    --Horstman Hut Station
2180 meters     +2, Winds were 5-10 KPH SE    --Whistler Peak 
1860 meters     +1, Winds were 0-5   KPH ESE  --Rendevous
1835 meters     +1, Winds were 0-5   KPH E       --Roundhouse 
1650 meters     +2, 0 cm of new snow, 0 cm in 24 hrs, 275 cm Base, RH 74%  --Pig Alley
1550 meters     +2, 0 cm of new snow, 0 cm in 24 hrs, 220 cm Base, RH 69%  --Catskinner
  660 meters     +1, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +21.9. 0.0 mm of Precip recorded yest

    As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have sunny skies and unlimited visibility.

For the forecast, another awesome day, mostly sunny throughout the day. The FL will remain above our local peaks for today into tomorrow. Sunday is also looking mostly sunny with some cloud development in the afternoon.  An upper trough digs in for Monday with cooler and wetter weather expected until Wednesday.

    High pressure maintains control, some cloud may spill in from the Pacific.

    There are some clouds near by.

    Flow for Saturday-Sunday.


Melting snow causes floods in Steamboat: Colorado

Advisory from Montana: Flathead Avalanche Centre

Spring Conditions Icon: Avalanche Canada

    Old tracks.

     Debris from snow falling off smooth rock.

    Exhilaration Excitation.

    Snow was fairly decent in the afternoon depending on aspect.

    Bank Beaver on Green Lake.

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