11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/12/2018
Observer Name: 
Toby Weed
Location Name or Route: 
Naomi Trail, South Ridge Mt Magog
Weather
Sky: 
Obscured
Wind Direction: 
West
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
10"
New Snow Density: 
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Dense Loose
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

New snow heavily rimed and filled with graupel

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Heavy Snowfall
Wind Loading
Cracking
Snow Profile
Aspect: 
East
Elevation: 
8600
Slope Angle: 
20
Comments: 

I found better overall stability than I expected, with no views of natural or triggered avalanches.  Heavy rimed snow and graupel filled terrain in nicely.  Noted significant cornice growth due to windy storm.

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