Observation: Twin Lakes Pass

Observation Date
1/10/2019
Observer Name
Landon
Region
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route
Twin Lakes Pass
Red Flags
Red Flags
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend
Decreasing Danger
Problem #1 Comments
The bridging is substantial but the consolidated snow pack is still releasing on basal facets. We had a CTH 21 Q1 after the column released I was able to pick up the column and hold it horizontal and had it stay together. 
Comments
This slop was boot top Styrofoam and better skiing than I was expecting. It did not seem to be as wind effected as other places were reported. We found good knee deep snow on protected upper elevation NW aspect. Lower elevation exposed to the sun were effected by warm temps.
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Moderate
Coordinates

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