Observation: Dog Leg Trees

Observation Date
02/20/2017
Observer Name
Darren McAvoy

Region:

Location Name or Route
Dog Leg Trees
Weather
Sky
Overcast
Wind Direction
Southwest
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Dense Loose
Melt-Freeze Crust
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments
Dense dry powder up high on shady aspects. Wet and crusted otherwise. 20 inches over the stout rain crust. Found interesting pattern of avalanches from previous storm. Tree wells slid but nothing around them in some instances. Also big old wet slide by green gate. Big cornice.
Red Flags
Red Flags
Collapsing
Red Flags Comments
One small collapse near top.
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Considerable
Snow Profile Coordinates