Observation: Bloomington Canyon

Observation Date
12/27/2017
Observer Name
Daniel Turner

Region:

Location Name or Route
Bloomington Canyon ID
Weather
Sky
Overcast
Wind Direction
Northeast
Wind Speed
Light
Weather Comments
overcast no precip
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
18"
New Snow Density
Low
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments

Low density snow, with intermitent layers of grapple.

Red Flags
Red Flags
Collapsing
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Persistent Slab
Trend
Same
Problem #1 Comments

Basal facets will continue to be a persistent issue.

Avalanche Problem #2
Type
Storm Slab
Problem #2 Comments

Weakness in the new snow interface.

Snow Profile
Aspect
East
Elevation
7800
Slope Angle
15
Video
Video
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Considerable
Snow Profile Coordinates