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Observation: Alexander Basin

Observation Date
12/2/2019
Observer Name
EB
Region
Salt Lake » Mill Creek Canyon » Alexander Basin
Location Name or Route
Wilson area
Red Flags
Red Flags
Recent Avalanches
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend
Same
Problem #1 Comments
Saw 2 older slides that must have happened during the storm in Wilson Glade. Both pockets were 50-75' or so across and only moved down hill about 100' or so. Both debris piles were mostly covered over and the aspect was East. The slides were coming out of the aspens down quite aways the rdige and did look like they had slid at the ground.
Comments
Sun had crusted SW, S, SE although SE was just a zipper crust and skied ok. Winds were blowing at a descent clip along the ridge lines this morning too. Not much snow was being transported where we were though.
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Considerable
Coordinates

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