Recreational Observation

Level 1 Avalanche Class. At the top end of Stave Creek bowl, performed one full profile and multiple test profiles.

Feb. 3, 2018, 2:30 p.m. PST

Weather: Broken and overcast conditions with mixed rain and snow. BKN RV, OVC S-1

Snowpack: Conducted a snow profile down 18o of a possible 240cm. Significant water percolation throughout entire snowpack, which consistent primarily of MF, intermingled with well bonded IF and RG 4623', NE, 19 degrees: CTN, ECTX , PST 100/100 Arr Down 100 5130', E, 32 degrees: CTN , ECTX 5127', ESE, 27.5 degrees: CT13Q3@15, CT15Q3@35, ECTN14@15, ECTN25@30

Area Description: Stave Creek - Cooper Lake Drainage (North of Ronald, WA)

Avalanches: Multiple Wet Loose avalanches observed at several elevations and all aspects. Larger avalanches at higher elevations. WL -N-D1/R1, D2/R2 - SE, NW, ,S

Observation by Chris Mayer

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No