Observation: Snowbasin Backcountry

Observation Date
01/3/2018
Observer Name
Pagnucco, Trenbreath, Davis

Region:

Location Name or Route
Snowbasin backcountry
Weather
Sky
Few
Snow Characteristics
Snow Characteristics Comments

Mixed surface conditions - crusts, soft snow, etc. Inconsistent on all aspects. 

Red Flags
Red Flags
Poor Snowpack Structure
Red Flags Comments
No collapsing today just a poor snowpack structure.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Persistent Slab
Problem #1 Comments

Weak snow still very apparent though ECT's were tough. Had one ECTP 29 and one ECTX. 

Video

Not quite green light conditions but snowpack is showing signs of strengthening. 

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