11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
02/15/2017
Observer Name: 
Ryan Cutter
Region: 
Moab
Location Name or Route: 
North Woods
Weather
Sky: 
Clear
Wind Direction: 
Northeast
Wind Speed: 
Light
Weather Comments: 
Blue bird day with calm/light winds below the peaks
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Dense Loose
Wind Crust
Melt-Freeze Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
Variable conditions depending on aspect and elevation. Higher elevations had wind and sun crust on the exposed areas while sheltered tress offered nice riding conditions with dense supportable snow. Lower elevations near the trail head had a surface hoar.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Wind Loading
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Normal Caution
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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