Travelled up the skin track past the lower hut to tree line before the wind conditions and scoured snow stopped up.
Dec. 20, 2014, 11 a.m. PST
Weather: Windy and wet snow
Snowpack: hard frozen layer with new storm deposit on top. Avalanche was wind cornice.
Area Description: Timberline Lodge - treeline
Avalanches: Made some laps around the lower mountain. Triggered a cornice fall about 50-75' wide and 8-10" deep. Windward side of a gully
Observation by John Miller
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No