Observation: Chalk Creek

Observation Date
01/24/2017
Observer Name
Toddeo

Region:

Location Name or Route
Pahvant Foothills - Lower Chalk Creek
Weather
Sky
Broken
Weather Comments
Calm day, cool enough to keep southwest aspects from getting damp.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
2"
New Snow Density
High
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments

2" overnight sitting on top of a foot of dense snow from the weekend.

HS ranged from 16 to 24" in this area.
 

Red Flags
Red Flags Comments
None in this area , I only made it to 7,100'. I did start to see some drifted snow at 6,600'.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Normal Caution
Trend
Same
Problem #1 Comments

Normal caution for a thin low elevation snow pack.

Snow Profile
Aspect
West
Elevation
6900
Slope Angle
30
Comments

Not much to see at this elevation.......strom snow is well bonded to the underlying frozen melt forms.

Low danger in this area.  However I recommend checking the Skyline forecast for conditions in the upper elevations.

Pine creek Snotel - HS=56" (8,790')

Bob's Hollow Snotel - HS-53" (9,300')

Today's Observed Danger Rating
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates