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Observation Date: 
12/31/2017
Observer Name: 
Dylan & Eric bishop-berry
Region: 
Uintas
Location Name or Route: 
Wolf Creek Pass
Weather
Sky: 
Clear
Wind Direction: 
East
Wind Speed: 
Light
Weather Comments: 
Weather did not seem to be affecting stability.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Dense Loose
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Wind Loading
Cracking
Poor Snowpack Structure
Red Flags Comments: 
Noticed some cracking on a few test slopes on northwest aspects on the walk out. Wind loading and cornice formation was apparent on the ridge lines from christmas storm.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Slab
Snow Profile
Aspect: 
Northeast
Elevation: 
9500
Slope Angle: 
20
Comments: 
pit on NE aspect at 9500 ft, slope angle was 20 degrees, 75 cm snowpack depth. top 30cm was pretty cohesive and gaining strength. Below the top 30 cm was a thin crust with facets below it all the way to the ground. CT tests result was CT4 Q2 with failure 5 to 10 cm from ground. Second CT result was CT 7 Q2, with failure at the same depth. ECT test result was ECTP 14 Q2.
Observer email: 
d.bishopberry@gmail.com
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Considerable
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Considerable
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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