Observation: Boss Canyon

Observation Date
12/28/2017
Observer Name
Toby Weed

Region:

Location Name or Route
Boss Canyon, Lower (12/26/17 accident site)
Weather
Sky
Scattered
Wind Direction
West
Wind Speed
Moderate
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments

Nice and smooth.  Only sinking in a few inches. More supportable then yesterday

Red Flags
Red Flags
Recent Avalanches
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Persistent Slab
Trend
Same
Snow Profile
Aspect
North
Elevation
8500
Slope Angle
41
Video
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Considerable
Snow Profile Coordinates