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Observation: Beginner Bowl

Observation Date
12/2/2019
Observer Name
weed
Region
Logan » Logan River » Tony Grove » Beginner Bowl
Location Name or Route
Tony Grove, Beginner Bowl
Weather
Sky
Overcast
Precipitation
Moderate Snowfall
Wind Direction
Southwest
Wind Speed
Moderate
Weather Comments
poor visibility of surrounding mountains due to S2 snowfall
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
2"
New Snow Density
Low
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments
Nice powder conditions
Red Flags
Red Flags
Cracking
Collapsing
Poor Snowpack Structure
Red Flags Comments
Just one big collapse as I traversed out into untracked snow in upper Beginner Bowl. Localized cracking around terrain features near ridge
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
Wind Drifted Snow
Trend
Decreasing Danger
Avalanche Problem #2
Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend
Same
Snow Profile
Aspect
Northeast
Elevation
8,900'
Slope Angle
23°
Video
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Considerable
Coordinates

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