Patchy but faceting snow

CB Avalanche Center2016-17 Observations

Location: Cement Creek Area
Date of Observation: 11/10/2016
Name: Zach Guy
Subject: Patchy but faceting snow
Aspect: North East
Elevation: 11600

Weather: You guessed it. Clear, warm, calm.
Snowpack: 0-3″ of patchy and discontinuous snow coverage, isolated to a few steep northerly slopes near and above treeline. The top half is fist hard 1-1.5mm facets, the bottom half is a 4F faceting crust. More continuous snow coverage visible in the Ruby Range/Paradise Divide areas on ATL shaded aspects.