Recreational Observation


Jan. 28, 2018, 10 p.m. PST

Snowpack: HST 120-140cm over 1/16 crust, HS 3m +, 2-10 cm of wetted surface layer, snowpack generally rightside up, with the exception of higher density snow in the top 15-25 cm. Surface melt runnels observed on E, S and W aspects at mid-elevations.

Area Description: MRNP Paradise, Alta Vista / Edith Creek

Avalanches: several D1 slabs on East aspect of Alta Vista on mid-slope convexity Also observed debris from D2 on NE aspect below Unicorn Peak in Tatoosh

Observation by Mountain Madness AIARE 1 LeBlanc

Latitude: 46.791526

Longitude: -121.735682

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No