Observation: Uintas

Observation Date
12/5/2018
Observer Name
Weston Deutschlander
Region
Uintas
Location Name or Route
Upper Weber Canyon
Weather
Sky
Overcast
Wind Direction
West
Wind Speed
Light
Weather Comments
Increasing clouds through the day. Wind was visibly transporting snow.
Red Flags
Red Flags
Wind Loading
Collapsing
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend
Same
Problem #1 Comments
Its still there....greatest concern. 
Avalanche Problem #2
Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Trend
Same
Problem #2 Comments
Only a concern above tree line on our travels. The cornices on the ridges also broke naturally (very small).
Snow Profile
Aspect
East
Elevation
9100
Slope Angle
25
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Considerable

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