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Observation Date: 
02/16/2017
Observer Name: 
Dustin
Region: 
Logan
Location Name or Route: 
Hells Kitchen
Weather
Sky: 
Scattered
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Wind Speed: 
Light
Weather Comments: 
Intermittent prefrontal cloud cover and wind before this next active pattern gets going. Sun was limited in the afternoon and not really a factor.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
6"
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Dense Loose
Melt-Freeze Crust
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
Variable. We spent a couple nights at the Yurt up here and had a good corn cycle with some wet activity Wednesday, with 4 to 8 inches of dry powder atop the bulletproof crusts on N facing slopes. Bottom feeding below around 8500 feet with awesome riding above. Most slopes showing heavy runneling and good stability although we were still able to trigger slow moving sluffs and loose wet activity yesterday. Did note one wet slab in the new snow on an E aspect in a predictable spot. Very manageable, very predictable conditions.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Rapid Warming
Comments: 
Crown of wet slab
Debris on E in the AM
New snow from the weekend was well behaved but hopefully this next shot of snow comes in right side up. Could see the rain crust and M/F crusts being a real player otherwise.
Observer email: 
mchenrydustin@gmail.com
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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