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Observation: Guardsman Pass area

Observation Date
11/10/2023
Observer Name
Hardesty and Wilson
Region
Salt Lake » Big Cottonwood Canyon » Guardsman Pass area
Location Name or Route
Guardsman Pass
Weather
Sky
Few
Wind Speed
Calm
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Dense Loose
Faceted Loose
Melt-Freeze Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments
6-12" of snow depth found on non-wind drifted mid and upper elevation shady slopes. The snowfall from Nov 7/8th is rapidly weakening and faceting due to the clear and cold. A 2cm basal temperature crust can be found at the ground interface on the shady slopes at the upper elevations. Surface hoar noted along the snow surfaces.
Red Flags
Red Flags
Poor Snowpack Structure
Video
Today's Observed Danger Rating
None
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
None
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