Observation: La Sal Mountains

Observation Date
01/17/2016
Observer Name
Murdock

Region:

Location Name or Route
Miners Basin
Weather
Sky
Scattered
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Dense Loose
Wind Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments
Recent winds have created shallow wind slabs but sheltered areas are still holding settled powder. Overall total snowpack was approx 160 cm. Near ground faceting but the rest of the column had no obvious weak layers.
Snow Profile
Aspect
North
Elevation
8500
Slope Angle
25
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates