Ski Wrightwood Current Snow Conditions at Mt High
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Snow Surface Condition Descriptions



FROZEN GRANULAR [FRGR]
This is often a misunderstood surface condition. Frozen granular is a hard surface of old snow formed by granules freezing together after a rain or warm temperatures. There are wide ranges of frozen granular surfaces that offer different textures. Some surfaces may be easy to turn on and others may be more difficult and require sharp edges. Frozen granular will support a ski pole stuck into the surface. In contrast, icy snow will form chips and will not support the pole. It can and often does return to loose granular after proper machine grooming.



AVERAGE BASE DEPTH
PRIMARY SURFACE CONDITION

MACHINE GROOMED SNOW [MGS]
POWDER [PDR]
WET GRANULAR [WETGR]
PACKED POWDER [PP]
ICY [ICY]
HARD PACK [HP]
SPRING CONDITIONS [SC]
LOOSE GRANULAR [LSGR]
CORN [CORN]
FROZEN GRANULAR [FRGR]
VARIABLE CONDITIONS [VC]
WET SNOW [WETSN]
WET PACKED SNOW [WETPS]
WINDBLOWN SNOW [WBLN]

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