11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
1/30/2018
Observer Name: 
Kevin Dressel
Location Name or Route: 
North Creek to Jackson Ridge
Weather
Sky: 
Clear
Wind Direction: 
South
Wind Speed: 
Light
Weather Comments: 
Warm and light South wind at 11'000 feet
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Dense Loose
Faceted Loose
Wind Crust
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
Some good snow on shady slopes but not really enough coverage to link many turns. Wind and sun crusts on ridge. Difficult skinning. Damp on sun exposed slopes.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #2
Trend: 
Same
Jackson ridge looking SW to Bears Ears
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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