Observation: Weber Canyon

Observation Date
01/21/2018
Observer Name
Brendan Gibson

Region:

Location Name or Route
Weber Canyon - Bobcat Ridge
Weather
Sky
Broken
Precipitation
Light Snowfall
Wind Speed
Moderate
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth
8"
New Snow Density
Low
Snow Surface Conditions
Powder
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Persistent Slab
Trend
Decreasing Danger
Snow Profile
Aspect
Northeast
Elevation
9200
Slope Angle
31
Comments
I dug a quick shovel pit to confirm the layers in the snowpack. There were 83cm of snow, with 20cm of new snow on the top. Aside from a couple of layers within the midpack of similar density, the most interesting find was 25cm of rounding facets on the ground.
Today's Observed Danger Rating
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates