Observation: Abajo

Observation Date
2/4/2018
Observer Name
Kevin Dressel
Region
Abajos
Location Name or Route
North Creek to Jackson Ridge
Weather
Sky
Clear
Wind Direction
Northwest
Wind Speed
Moderate
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Faceted Loose
Wind Crust
Melt-Freeze Crust
Damp
Red Flags
Red Flags
Cracking
Collapsing
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend
Same
Problem #1 Comments
Cracking and collapsing on ridge. Faceted snow on the ground and surface hoar in some areas
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Moderate

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