11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/26/2017
Observer Name: 
Pagnucco
Region: 
Ogden
Location Name or Route: 
Powder Country, Powder Mt.
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Precipitation: 
Light Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
North
Wind Speed: 
Light
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
4'
New Snow Density: 
Low
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Nice powder riding conditions though the lower in elevation the more you could feel stiffer upside down layer under about 1 ft of lighter density snow

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Recent Avalanches
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Loose Dry Snow
Problem #1 Comments: 

saw a few surface sluffs but only in the top 6" or so of the new snow. 

Avalanche Problem #2
Type: 
Wind Drifted Snow
Problem #2 Comments: 

Found a few very stiff wind slabs in exposed terrain. Some of these may be buried under the new lighter density snow and hard to see. 

Snow Profile
Comments: 

There are definitely density differences within the new snow but none appear to be overly worrisome. Stabilizing well but certainly not low danger. 

Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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