11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/2/2018
Observer Name: 
Toby Weed
Location Name or Route: 
Tony Grove/ Naomi Pk Trail
Weather
Sky: 
Few
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Faceted Loose
Wind Crust
Melt-Freeze Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Variable snow surface conditions.   Fairly easy traveling on mostly supportable snow, but droppy in shallow snow at mid and low elevations...

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend: 
Decreasing Danger
Snow Profile
Aspect: 
Northeast
Elevation: 
8600
Slope Angle: 
25
Comments: 

 Noted increased stabilization, decreased slab tension, and a high temperature gradient with lots of facet formation.  The slab layer didn't exist anymore down low on TG road, just very loose sugary snow....

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

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