11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/29/2017
Observer Name: 
Toddeo
Region: 
Southwest
Location Name or Route: 
Pahvants - Chalk Creek
Weather
Sky: 
Clear
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Weather Comments: 
Clear cold day, a bit warmer when popping out of the inversion.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Faceted Loose
Melt-Freeze Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Snow surface is faceting in many locations.  Some south aspects were crusted.

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Normal Caution
Problem #1 Comments: 

Normal caution while traveling in the mountains.

Comments: 

No snow profile a quick trip today.

Based on what I saw during a quick tour today and what I saw in the Skyline area the last couple of days, I would say that conditions are similar and that the Skyline forecast would be appropriate for the Pahvants.  

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