11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/26/2017
Observer Name: 
brian smith
Region: 
Ogden
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
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
New Snow
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: 
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