traveled up the valley from the HWY 20 valley toward poster peak bowl / two ridgelines before kangaroo pass
Jan. 10, 2018, 1:32 p.m. PST
Weather: overcast with light snowfall. winds transporting snow, rated as M 17+ mph from the west. Temp approx 20F
Snowpack: Performed compression test with CTE6 @ 10cm Q2 and againCTM16 @35cm. Resistance changed from Fist to 1F @ 35cm, and continued at 1F through depth of pit. Pit depth dug 150CM below height of snow.
Area Description: Located in the hairpin just above treeline on an ENE facing slope.
Avalanches: Visible point release avalanches on varied slope angles & directions. Appeared to be depth of unconsolidated storm snow above 35cm. All point releases from visible rock faces or protruding rocks in the snow pack.
Observation by Steph Bennett
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No