3300’ on Sherbie

February 20, 2021 at 3:00 PM
Name: John Sidik| Synnott Mountain Guides
Location: Cut 7 on Sherbie

Dug to the ground with an avalanche course near cut 7 on the Sherbie.

HS 155cm
Slope aspect: ENE
Slope angle: 16 degrees
Elevation: 3300’

Purpose of pit: compare basal facets at mid level elevations to previous observations at lower elevations.

2-3mm Basal facets were present at 3300’, but are undergoing the rounding process, and forming bonds between grains.

PST showed propagation unlikely.