11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
12/25/2017
Observer Name: 
Luke
Region: 
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route: 
Grizzly Gulch/ Patsy Marley
Weather
Sky: 
Obscured
Precipitation: 
Light Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
North
Wind Speed: 
Light
Weather Comments: 
Clouds passing through in the morning, choose the trees instead of open fields to help see where we were going. Light snow, wind moderate on the ridgelines.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
7"
New Snow Density: 
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Dense Loose
Wind Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
Variable snow conditions, most of it was heavy for the Wasatch but 'surfy' and perfect for a splitboard. Patches of either loose windblown powder or wind scoured snow made up the rest.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Recent Avalanches
Heavy Snowfall
Wind Loading
Cracking
Poor Snowpack Structure
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Considerable
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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