11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
2/1/2018
Observer Name: 
Toby Weed
Location Name or Route: 
Tony Grove, Mt. Magog Area
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Wind Direction: 
West
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Rain-Rime Crust
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Recent Avalanches
Wind Loading
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Cornice
Trend: 
Same
Problem #1 Comments: 

There was evidence of a few recent natural cornice fall and wind slab avalanches off the South Ridge of Mt. Magog

Avalanche Problem #2
Type: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Trend: 
Same
Problem #2 Comments: 

Still finding poor snow structure, with well developed buried facets, and snowpit tests continue to indicate slab propagation.  Dangerous avalanches are unlikely but possible on steep slopes with shallow, weak snow.

Snow Profile
Aspect: 
East
Elevation: 
8800
Slope Angle: 
26
Video: 

Large cornices and natural avalanches on the south ridge of Mt. Magog

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