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Observation Date: 
02/11/2018
Observer Name: 
kory
Region: 
Logan
Location Name or Route: 
Garden City Bowls
Weather
Sky: 
Overcast
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Wind Speed: 
Calm
Weather Comments: 
Clear becoming overcast in the afternoon. No real wind today.
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
1"
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Dense Loose
Wind Crust
Melt-Freeze Crust
Rain-Rime Crust
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Gamutt of snow conditions today.  We did find good riding conditions in Garden City Bowls today.  It was quite suprising and a nice change from breakable crust.  There are still many areas with breakable wind crusts, melt freeze crusts, and rime crusts.

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Poor Snowpack Structure
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Persistent Slab
Trend: 
Same
Comments: 

I was able to get a couple of wind drifts to crack today.  These propagated a lot easier than I expected.  Seems like it has been a little while since we have had enough snow and wind to get wind slab formation but thats that.  No notable pit results today ECTN and some CTM, H but thats all.  Most of the snow where we dug (ENE 8100ft) was all facets with some crust intermixed.  The only non-faceted layer was right under the rime crust.  This snow was a touch damp.  HS 85cm.  I was also supprised how much weaker the snow was in Garden City than where we were yesterday.  All faceted through pretty much.  There is no slab where we dug.  Whole snowpack is facets again.  At least where we were.

Just some fluff!

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