11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
12/26/2017
Observer Name: 
Mike Fogg
Location Name or Route: 
Near Beaver Mountain
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Weather Comments: 
mostly cloudy, some sun afternoon
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Density: 
Low
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

good light powder on the northern aspects. some higher desity and "sticky" snow on the south and western aspects

Snow Profile
Aspect: 
Northeast
Elevation: 
8900
Slope Angle: 
25
Comments: 

140 cm total depth

top 70 cms fairly cohesive and lower desity

ice layer at 70 cms

ice layer at 20cms

mostly facets and sugary snow in the lower snoe pack below the 20 cm ice layer

 

some temp variance in the upper 70 cms of the snowpack

weather pic

facets from below the 70 cm ice layer

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