Observation: Abajo

Observation Date
01/30/2018
Observer Name
Kevin Dressel

Region:

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
Red Flags Comments
faceted snow on the ground
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