Observation: Days Fork

Observation Date
02/7/2018
Observer Name
Hardesty

Region:

Location Name or Route
Days Fork
Weather
Sky
Few
Wind Direction
Northwest
Wind Speed
Moderate
Weather Comments
Enough cloud cover and wind to seemingly keep wet loose activity mostly in check; however there was enough of both to damage the sun and wind exposed terrain.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
4"
New Snow Density
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Wind Crust
Rain-Rime Crust
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments

Rime crust from the 4th notable when skiing yet not problematic with wider skis. 

Red Flags
Red Flags
Poor Snowpack Structure
Red Flags Comments
Minor loose snow sluffing noted on Cardiac Ridge, Toledo Chutes, and Flagstaff into Flagstaff Gulley. No wind slabs noted, just wind damage.
Video
Video
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates