Observation: Providence Canyon

Observation Date: 
03/5/2018
Observer Name: 
Toby Weed
Region: 
Logan
Location Name or Route: 
Providence Canyon, White Rock Bowl (Richard's Hollow)
Weather
Sky: 
Broken
Precipitation: 
Moderate Snowfall
Wind Direction: 
West
Wind Speed: 
Moderate
Snow Characteristics
New Snow Depth: 
20"
New Snow Density: 
Low
Snow Surface Conditions: 
Powder
Snow Characteristics Comments: 

Deep powder riding, especially deep in upper meadows

Red Flags
Red Flags: 
Heavy Snowfall
Wind Loading
Red Flags Comments: 
We found good stability, with plenty of folks testing steep terrain and no large natural or triggered avalanches reported.
Snow Profile
Aspect: 
East
Elevation: 
9000
Slope Angle: 
21
Comments: 

Very heavy snowfall mid-canyon on Sunday afternoon

Natural cornice fall produced only minor dry loose avalanches. The cornice is giant on top of White Rock Bowl.. Avoid these, they have a tendency to fail further back than expected.

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