11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
01/20/2018
Observer Name: 
U of U Level 1 Avalanche Course / Bernstein
Region: 
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route: 
10420
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Precipitation: 
Moderate Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
Northeast
Wind Speed: 
Light
Weather Comments: 
At 0900 at the guardsman gate, there was 20 cm of new snow at 8900', the sky was completely obscured, and there was no wind. At 11:20 there was 30 cm of new snow at 9850' on the NW ridge of 10420, the sky was overcast, and there was light wind. At 1530, there was 30 cm of new snow at the guardsman gate. Throughout the day, we saw fairly consistant s2 snowfall with wind varying from calm to light. Ski Penetration stayed fairly constant at 30 to 35 cm thoughout the day.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
12"
New Snow Density: 
Low
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Recent Avalanches
Heavy Snowfall
Poor Snowpack Structure
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Considerable
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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