11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
4/10/2017
Observer Name: 
brian smith
Location Name or Route: 
bridge canyon 8000 to 5500
Weather
Weather Comments: 
clear
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
3"
New Snow Density: 
High
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Dense Loose
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

still some dry snow in the shade with nice turning,  wet, heavy snow elsewhere

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Rapid Warming
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wet Snow
Trend: 
Increasing Danger
Problem #1 Comments: 

loose wet sliding on the old bed surface in the sun.

Comments: 

1. bridge canyon slide path

2. same

3. wet slides from ski cut

4. debris from the January avalanche

I forgot to hit 'send' yesterday. This am the surface at 5500 (my house) is frozen. I again suspect the main danger is the warm wet snow. 

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