Observation: Moab

Observation Date
02/29/2016
Observer Name
Brian Hays

Region:

Location Name or Route
Summit of Tuk to middle cirque
Weather
Sky
Few
Wind Direction
North
Wind Speed
Moderate
Weather Comments
Mostly sunny with a good freeze overnight. Winds were light in the basin and strong out of the north on the ridge tops. Snow transport was minimal.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Dense Loose
Wind Crust
Melt-Freeze Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments
Mixed bag of snow conditions. In general; melt freeze crust on sunny aspects and dust on crust or settled powder on shady aspects. Stable snowpack. Crusts were supportable.
Comments
Looking down the SW couloir on Tuk. A little thin up top but you could piece it together.
Middle cirque
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates