11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
11/25/2016
Observer Name: 
Steve Cote
Region: 
Skyline
Location Name or Route: 
GE Hill
Weather
Sky: 
Clear
Weather Comments: 
NO wind yet warming temps.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
8"
New Snow Density: 
Low
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Dense Loose
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

The new snow is still small grained, no surface facets at this time. The snow is moderate dense loose.

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Trend: 
Same

Total depth is 32 cm, The melt freeze crust was at 5 cm discolored by dirt, next layer is a light wind crust at 20 cm, the new snow is 12 cm. A very light wind crust or density change is found just below the ridge top.

 

The storm board showed the same depth, 25 cm.  snow depth was about the same at Millers flat as at higher elevations.

The little snow we have is dense enough to get some easy turns, The snowmobiles are staying in the grass flats and roads. or you can still drive most roads.

Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
None
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
None
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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