11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
12/13/2017
Observer Name: 
Weston Deutschlander
Location Name or Route: 
North Country
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Weather Comments: 
Bizzarre fog/inversion gunk. Even at 10,000 it was prevelant and progressively got denser thru the day./
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Normal Caution
Trend: 
Same
Problem #1 Comments: 

Low, low and zero snow pack. Rocks, logs and other obstacles were prevolant. 

Snow Profile
Aspect: 
North
Elevation: 
9100
Slope Angle: 
24
Comments: 

With some serious coaxing I got a crack on a wind drift. Higher elevations, around 10,000ft saw a lot more wind transport and deposition. In areas it had that yellowish look from a wind slab growing. The exception with such little snow but it was present. 

North facing to South in on picture. 

What I was thinking was buried surface hoar. I did see some feathers in areas. My eyes/mind was playing tricks on me with all the different types of grains I saw. 

Looking West

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