11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
12/24/2017
Observer Name: 
Craig Gordon
Region: 
Uintas
Location Name or Route: 
Wolf Creek Pass/Wolf Creek Bowl
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Wind Direction: 
Northwest
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Weather Comments: 
Weather not effecting snow stability
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
8"
New Snow Density: 
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Dense Loose
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

It's still quite thin, but the snowpack has some body. Good creamy riding in wind sheltered terrain. 

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Cracking
Collapsing
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Problem #1 Comments: 

Persistent slab failing on weak facets formed during December high pressure

Video: 
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
High
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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