UDOT PLANNED AVALANCHE CLOSURES!!

Observation: Main Gobblers

Observation Date
2/11/2024
Observer Name
Gagne/Johnston/Kelly
Region
Salt Lake » Big Cottonwood Canyon » Mill Creek Canyon » Mill A » Butler Fork » Gobblers » Main Gobblers
Location Name or Route
Gobblers Knob
Weather
Sky
Clear
Wind Direction
North
Wind Speed
Light
Weather Comments
Light winds from the north/northeast along summit ridge of Gobblers Knob.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
2"
New Snow Density
Low
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments
~5 cms of very low-density stellars fell late Saturday afternoon which made for tricky skin tracks but kept ski conditions stellar. South and east aspects were damp with the strong sunshine.
Red Flags
Red Flags
Recent Avalanches
Red Flags Comments
A very large avalanche on Main Gobblers on Saturday failing in faceted snow as well as a few others around the range are the reddest of red flags.
Avalanche Problem #1
Problem
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend
Decreasing Danger
Snow Profile
Aspect
West
Elevation
9,700'
Comments
Snowpit on the skiers left side side of the flank of the avalanche reported on Saturday February 12, 2024.
Video
Today's Observed Danger Rating
None
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
None
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