11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
12/26/2017
Observer Name: 
Matt Park
Region: 
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route: 
West Willow Ridge
Weather
Sky: 
Clear
Wind Direction: 
Northwest
Wind Speed: 
Light
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Faceted Loose
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
Lots of surface hoar observed.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Recent Avalanches
Wind Loading
Cracking
Collapsing
Poor Snowpack Structure
Snow Profile
Aspect: 
Northeast
Elevation: 
9600
Slope Angle: 
21
Comments: 
Snow Depth 95cm ECTP10 SC 45cm Failed on facets .5 to 1mm above Thanksgiving crust RB2 Q1 47cm Failed on facets .5 to 1 mm above Thanksgiving crust Multiple collapses were heard and felt along the ridge line between Silver Peak (10,006') and just past where the West Willow Ridge connects, down to about 9,400'
Video: 
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
High
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
High
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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