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Observation: Mill Hollow

Observation Date
02/4/2018
Observer Name
Craig Gordon

Region:

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
Red Flags Comments
No new avy activity since midweek, but poor snowpack structure has me hesitant to pull on the dogs tail.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Persistent Slab
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