Observation: Room of Doom

Observation Date
11/6/2019
Observer Name
markwhite
Region
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route
Room of Doom, Mineral Fork
Weather
Sky
Clear
Weather Comments
Clear and warm with calm winds.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Faceted Loose
Wind Crust
Damp
Comments
Went to take a look at high shady N in the upper reaches of Mineral Fork, after a week of clear cold nights the snow has faceted and lost most of its integrity. There was a total of 18 to 20 inches on the ground at 10,400ft and the wind crusts and slabs have broken down and the snowpack has become mostly unsupportable. The snow coverage is fairly wide spread in the upper drainages which will become problematic when we do receive more snow.
photos: surface hoar around 9500ft NE facing, coverage in Mineral.
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Low

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