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Observation Date: 
12/17/2017
Observer Name: 
Chris Sisneros Kidd
Region: 
Logan
Location Name or Route: 
Chicken Hill
Weather
Sky: 
Scattered
Wind Direction: 
Northwest
Wind Speed: 
Light
Weather Comments: 
Started out mostly clear and sunny, got slightly cloudy and windier after about 1pm.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
2"
New Snow Density: 
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Faceted Loose
Wind Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
About 1 to 2" of new snow barely covered the existing, very large surface hoar, which was well preserved underneath.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Collapsing
Red Flags Comments: 
Heard and felt some small collapsing in the skin track.
Comments: 
Great riding conditions in sheltered terrain. We could skin from the road, but it is definitely still bare in spots. The big surface hoar we've been seeing was intact underneath the new snow. A good chance that layer will present problems as we get more snow.
Observer email: 
chrissisneros5@gmail.com
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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