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Observation: Empire Pass

Observation Date
11/18/2022
Observer Name
Torrey
Region
Salt Lake » Park City Ridgeline » Empire Pass
Location Name or Route
Empire Pass
Weather
Sky
Clear
Wind Direction
North
Wind Speed
Calm
Weather Comments
Cold and clear.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Faceted Loose
Wind Crust
Snow Profile
Aspect
West
Elevation
9,000'
Slope Angle
29°
Photo 1: Cross-section of the top 30cm of snow. Surface hoar on top with a thin crust below and facets developing below that.
Photo 2: Facets found below the thin crust noted in the first photo.
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Low
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