11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
2/4/2018
Observer Name: 
Craig Gordon
Location Name or Route: 
Mill Hollow/Currant Creek
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Precipitation: 
Light Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
Northwest
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Weather Comments: 
Winds creaing a few pockety drifts... nothing too alarming.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Dense Loose
Wind Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Past the hard pavement.... there's some soft snow and surprisingly good riding on wind sheltered slopes 

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Weak Layer
Comments: 

Not quite double over head, but a big, white wave none-the-less

A break in the action allowed me to get some maintenance done at Currant Creek wind site and plug in the beacon checker at the Nobletts Trailhead

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