Snowpit from Brundage reservoir area 6400ft

Location Name: 
Brundage reservoir area
Region: 
Goose Lake Area
Date and time of observation: 
Sun, 02/24/2019 - 11:00
Location Map: 
United States
45° 2' 48.912" N, 116° 6' 34.0092" W
US


Red Flags: 
Whumphing noises, shooting cracks, or collapsing

Observation made by: Public
Any other comments about the observation or links to outside pages that have more info on the observation: 

We did a Compression test and had a failure at two and half feet from the surface with a CT fi ve from the wrist.  Appeared to fail on a icy Facet layer. 

Weather Observations
Blowing Snow: 
Yes
Cloud Cover: 
75% of the sky covered by clouds
Air temperature: 
Below Freezing
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Precipitation: 
Snow
Air temperature trend: 
Cooling
Wind Direction: 
Northwest
Accumulation rate: 
Greater than 1 in. per hour
More detailed information about the weather: 

Snow strom 

6400ft 

west facing