Observation: Mineral Fork

Observation Date
2/10/2019
Observer Name
Coyne
Region
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route
Mineral Fork
Red Flags
Red Flags
Wind Loading
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Trend
Increasing Danger
Problem #1 Comments
Winds out of the SW cross loading N facing terrain features down to 8,300 ft. 
Comments
Went up Mineral Fork and found the strong winds cross loading slopes down to about 8300ft. Stripping snow off slopes with any hint of south forming stiff wind slabs on NW. Stuck to ridgelines and low elevation trees.
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Considerable

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