Observation: Tony Grove

Observation Date: 
02/25/2018
Observer Name: 
Toby Weed
Region: 
Logan
Location Name or Route: 
Tony Grove Area
Weather
Sky: 
Broken
Precipitation: 
Light Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
Southwest
Wind Speed: 
Strong
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
10"
New Snow Density: 
Low
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Classic, deep, and blower Utah powder...

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Recent Avalanches
Heavy Snowfall
Wind Loading
Cracking
Avalanche Problem #1
Type: 
Wind Slab
Trend: 
Increasing Danger
Avalanche Problem #2
Type: 
Cornice
Problem #2 Comments: 

Natural cornice fall-triggered avalanches hit Tony Grove Lake during the day, with soft debris.

Snow Profile
Aspect: 
East
Elevation: 
8600
Slope Angle: 
18
Video: 

There was some fresh natural activity on the other side of the lake. Looked like cornice falls and mostly loose dry snow...

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