Observation: Days Fork

Observation Date
01/30/2018
Observer Name
chester

Region:

Location Name or Route
Days fork
Weather
Sky
Overcast
Wind Direction
North
Wind Speed
Moderate
Weather Comments
Wind. Warm. Wind, strongest @11 am shaking branches. Got low in canyon.only snow I saw moving was blown off trees. Rime curst seemed to lock down rest. I didn't see snow being transported on ridges but toured lower. Warm. Lower got gloppy, aspect mattered less due to clouds. Spring snow suction cupping on my board. A guses would be dry snow north side to 8000, could be higher,' left @1pm.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Rain-Rime Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments
Crust rime seems to be thinning maby. Bit of surface faceting. I was trying to find areas w less crust.(stayed lower) Where warmer(lower elevation), softened crust. yesterday hurt to drag knees in crust but otherwise rode ok.
Red Flags
Red Flags
Poor Snowpack Structure
Red Flags Comments
Theme of the year.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Persistent Slab
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates