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Observation: Steam Mill Peak Area

Observation Date
11/18/2022
Observer Name
Pagnucco
Region
Logan » Franklin Basin » Steam Mill Peak Area
Location Name or Route
Steam Mill Peak
Weather
Sky
Clear
Wind Speed
Calm
Weather Comments
Beautiful crisp, clear day with calm winds.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
1"
New Snow Density
Low
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Faceted Loose
Snow Characteristics Comments
Surface hoar and deepening facets in the top layer of the snowpack made for fast and loud riding conditions. Clear, cold nights are causing a broad temperature gradient that is moving further down into the snowpack.
Red Flags
Red Flags Comments
None observed.
Snow Profile
Aspect
Northeast
Elevation
9,000'
Slope Angle
25°
Comments
Snow depths above about 7500' provide "decent" coverage. Below that are barely-covered stumps, downed trees, rocks, etc.
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Low