Observation: West ridge

Observation Date
12/4/2018
Observer Name
Dan Hadley
Region
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route
Lane’s Leap
Red Flags
Red Flags
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Problem #1 Comments
NE slope had a crust at 25 cm with 15 cm of sugary snow underneath it. This layer had Q1 sheer, failed at 21 on an ECT, and had 3 yellow flags. There was a very thin crust at 60 cm that had a Q1 sheer, but did not fail on a CT or ECT, it also had 3 yellow flags.
Snow Profile
Aspect
Northeast
Elevation
9500
Comments
This observation took place at 9:30 pm. At that time there were several mild to moderate gusts depositing snow on the NE slope. 
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Moderate
Coordinates

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