11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/21/2018
Observer Name: 
Toby Weed
Location Name or Route: 
Stump Hollow/ Beaver Creek Canyon
Weather
Sky: 
Scattered
Wind Direction: 
West
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Weather Comments: 
Cold
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Cracking
Collapsing
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend: 
Same
Snow Profile
Aspect: 
Northwest
Elevation: 
7600
Slope Angle: 
24

I found a bit stronger snow at higher elevations in the backcountry on a northeast facing slope at around 8500' off Marge's Lift on Beaver Mt.  But tests still showed propagation on a deeply buried layer of sugary faceted snow.

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