Thin faceted snowpack

East Purcell

Forecaster , Tuesday 24th January, 2023 5:40PM

Still very shallow in this part of the eastern Purcells with an average of 70 cm at 2200 m and up to 140 cm in a deeper loaded pocket. In most areas the entire snowpack was soft and faceted, while some of the deeper pockets had some firmer and semi-supportive layers in the middle of the snowpack. Saw some debris from two size 1 avalanche in east facing alpine terrain, likely a day or two old.