Observation: Upper Weber Canyon

Observation Date
02/8/2018
Observer Name
Kikkert

Region:

Location Name or Route
Upper Weber Canyon
Weather
Sky
Broken
Wind Direction
West
Wind Speed
Moderate
Weather Comments
Westerly winds picking up throughout the day along exposed ridgelines. Temps were warm, but not overly so. Snow below 8,000 got pretty wet.
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions
Dense Loose
Snow Characteristics Comments

Good settled powder on mid and upper elevation shady slopes.

Red Flags
Red Flags Comments
No real red flags.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type
Persistent Slab
Problem #1 Comments

Snowpack structure is still poor, but the deeper buried weak layers are beginning to round and I feel like absent a new load the snowpack is mostly comfortable in its skin right now. Exceptions would be steep wind loaded slopes.

Today's Observed Danger Rating
Low
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating
Low
Snow Profile Coordinates