Observation: Emma Ridges

Observation Date
04/28/2017
Observer Name
Chester

Region:

Location Name or Route
Emma ridge
Weather
Sky
Overcast
Precipitation
Light Snowfall
Weather Comments
Left at 1240 snow still way dry no sun., cold. No snow transported where i was(s below 10,000'. Snow intensity was very light with slow moving lazy flakes and not much wind.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
6"
New Snow Density
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments
Tracks from yesterday were mostly filled in. Great great riding.
Red Flags
Red Flags
Wind Loading
Red Flags Comments
Nothing exciting to report.I noticed no instability on my tour but didn't go looking for it. The rapid loading issues of this week were not happening today.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Wind Slab
Problem #1 Comments
I tried to put a couple ski cuts on some smaller slabs se facing 9500. Nothing. Would not be suprised if higher had more issues
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates