11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/1/2018
Observer Name: 
Ben
Location Name or Route: 
Bloomington Canyon
Weather
Sky: 
Clear
Wind Direction: 
Northeast
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Weather Comments: 
We spent new years at the Bloomington canyon yurt. Temps were mild when we arrived on Friday 12/29/17 with calm winds. Saturday was overcast and very windy. Snow was blowing in the skin track between laps. Sunday was clear calm and cold with temps in the mid to low 20's. New years day was cold and calm.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Dense Loose
Wind Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

The snow was soft of Friday with a little wind buff. During the night the winds were strong and we woke up to most snow being wind damaged. Wind crust and wind buff were wide spread on most aspects and even in some tree sheltered terrain. 

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Recent Avalanches
Wind Loading
Cracking
Collapsing
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Problem #1 Comments: 

Seems like the same layer is causing issues on aspects from West-North-East. 

Snow Profile

A few snow nerd stuffs and some pretty amazingly ok turns. Oh and good music. 

Cracks on the road up.

Keeping it mellow.

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