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Observation Date: 
12/29/2017
Observer Name: 
Pagnucco
Region: 
Logan
Location Name or Route: 
Garden City Bowls
Weather
Sky: 
Few
Wind Direction: 
West
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Weather Comments: 
Very windy in exposed terrain.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

The snow surface on the west face is a hodgepodge of breakable wind crusts and punchy shallow rotten snow. 

The bowls are still shallow but skiable. Less wind hammered but mixed bag of soft snow and wind jacked. 

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Collapsing
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Slab
Problem #1 Comments: 

The snowpack in the bowls is exactly the same as we've been observing everywhere. Slab on top of facets. 

Snow Profile
Aspect: 
East
Elevation: 
8600
Slope Angle: 
26
Comments: 

Slab on top of a crust/facet multilayered sandwich. The biggest concern is still the facets on top of the Thanksgiving crust. Very weak interface with little change in strength. ECTP 16.

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