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Observation: North Ogden Divide

Observation Date
2/10/2024
Observer Name
brian smith
Region
Ogden » North Ogden Divide
Location Name or Route
South of North Ogden Divide to 6800ft.
Weather
Sky
Clear
Wind Speed
Calm
Weather Comments
blue bird, calm
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
5"
Snow Characteristics Comments
Nice dry snow on all aspects. Up to 7 inches of new at 6800ft. sitting on firm rain crust. Fast fun turning on surface hoar.
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
New Snow
Problem #1 Comments
Slufffing on the steepest slopes in new snow only.
Comments
At this lower elevation, the only danger seems to be new snow sluffing. Super stout crust over lying the rest of the pack.
Photos:
1. New snow sluffing
2. This sums up the new snow without digging a pit! New snow sitting on an ice crust.
3. Pit at 6600ft. Dug down only 70 cm and this shows the stout 6 inch rain crust with wet snow underneath.
4. Wet snow under the crust able to make a snowball with.
5. Surface hoar everywhere in the protected areas.
Today's Observed Danger Rating
None
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
None
Coordinates