Observation: Days Fork

Observation Date
1/30/2018
Observer Name
chester
Region
Salt Lake
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
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Moderate

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