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Observation Date: 
04/28/2018
Observer Name: 
Chris
Region: 
Salt Lake
Location Name or Route: 
Cardiff Pass
Weather
Sky: 
Few
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Weather Comments: 
No overnight refreeze, increasing southerly winds ahead of impending frontal boundry, warm temps in mid 50's at Alta Guard Station
Snow Characteristics
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Damp
Snow Characteristics Comments: 
Damp, slushy, dirty surface, with observed roller balls on skin up and pin wheels by others in party on ski down.
Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Rapid Warming
Red Flags Comments: 
Observed roller balls, wet loose activity observed on east aspects on east aspect on ascent, with glide (R1/D2) to the ground on North aspect of Cardiac Ridge observed from Cardiac Pass.
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Loose Wet Snow
Trend: 
Decreasing Danger
Problem #1 Comments: 
Signs of loose wet activity with roller balls and pin wheels observed within ridge
Avalanche Problem #2
Type: 
Cornice
Trend: 
Decreasing Danger
Problem #2 Comments: 
Be on look out for calving in warm temps over the weekend
Observer email: 
cantinor@hotmail.com
Today's Observed Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Tomorrows Estimated Danger Rating: 
Moderate
Snow Profile Coordinates: 
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