Observation: Grandfather Cornice

Observation Date
11/13/2017
Observer Name
Weed, Pagnucco

Region:

Location Name or Route
Grandfather Cornice, Cornice Ridge
Weather
Sky
Scattered
Wind Direction
West
Wind Speed
Light
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Faceted Loose
Wind Crust
Melt-Freeze Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments

1 to 2 feet of snow above about 8200'.  Conditions are quite variable, with widespread sun crusts and wind affected snow

Red Flags
Red Flags
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Wind Slab
Trend
Same
Snow Profile
Video
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates