11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
12/27/2017
Observer Name: 
Steve Cote
Region: 
Skyline
Location Name or Route: 
GE Hill
Weather
Sky: 
Clear
Wind Direction: 
South
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Weather Comments: 
Clear with South Winds, snow was bing transported all slopes.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Density: 
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Faceted Loose
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
In wind protected areas the snow was starting to facet.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Recent Avalanches
Wind Loading
Collapsing
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wind Drifted Snow
Trend: 
Decreasing Danger
Problem #1 Comments: 
Small chance of a wind slab along the ridge tops of sliding.
Snow Profile
Aspect: 
North
Elevation: 
9500
Slope Angle: 
15
Comments: 
The snow had a thin wind wind crust, snow depth was 18 inches, the snow was fist for 12 inches to a melt freeze crust, under the crust was a faceted snow over a melt freeze layer. sorry Photo's did not down load.
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates: 

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