Observation: Ogden

Observation Date
01/26/2017
Observer Name
brian smith

Region:

Location Name or Route
my backyard to 6500 ft.
Weather
Sky
Obscured
Wind Direction
West
Weather Comments
snow 9 inches this am until about 3pm
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
9"
New Snow Density
Low
Snow Characteristics Comments

Very Light density snow

Red Flags
Red Flags
Recent Avalanches
Heavy Snowfall
Wind Loading
Cracking
Collapsing
Red Flags Comments
Lots of cracking and collasping.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Storm Slab
Problem #1 Comments

Very easy to get 14 inch slabs moving. There seems to be a layer at about 14 inches down that consistently slid. See video.

Comments

I have been jumping on this test slope for 29 years and this is the easiest it has ever been to start and it propagated the best ever as well. 

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