Walton North & South
Hasty pit on a SSE aspect @ 10,500ft (South Walton Peak):
45cm: Thin zipper crust
35-45cm: Storm snow
25cm-35cm: Melt-freeze crust. Pencil hard and supportable.
0-25cm: Depth hoar
Hasty pit on N aspect @ 10,100ft (North Walton Peak) displayed no signs of the melt-freeze crust. Here the snowpack was thinner and the basal depth hoar layer weaker and more pronounced:
27-35cm: New snow
0-27cm: Depth hoar
Variable skiing conditions. New snow over supportable crust with pockets of breakable crust.