11th Annual Utah Snow & Avalanche Workshop Open and Motorized Sessions Oct. 27th.
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Observation Date: 
2/8/2018
Observer Name: 
chester
Region: 
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route: 
Brighton Periphery
Weather
Wind Speed: 
Light
Weather Comments: 
Nice day, high cirrus clouds. Light winds in am. Afternoon moderate in gust.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Density: 
Medium
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Dense Loose
Faceted Loose
Wind Crust
Melt-Freeze Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
Really good hero snow n side.. Surfy fast (graple mixed in) right side up, with a base that supports without being noticable. Some heat n wind damage. Large surface faceting observed 140 cm in wolvi bowl snow debth
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Wind Loading
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wet Snow
Avalanche Problem #2
Type: 
Loose Dry Snow
Comments: 
Over 40 degrees to get loose snow.
Spooning ski cut on fresh wind slab. Had to undercut it to move it (like a skin track test) isolated area.
The beacon park at solitude appears to be gone this year.
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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