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Observation Date: 
02/29/2016
Observer Name: 
Brian Hays
Region: 
Moab
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
Observer email: 
Brianhays1@gmail.com
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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