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Recreational Observation

Short tour up to Pan Face after work on NWAC Paradise precipitation gauge.

Nov. 20, 2015, 3 p.m. PST

Weather: Clear - moderate east winds, gusty

Snowpack: East winds led to good transport of recent snow onto lee westerly slopes near and above treeline in the Paradise area Friday. Plenty of wind-scoured areas to the most recent rain crust above 6000 ft. 5 cm new snow above rain crust. HS 80-90 cm (~3 ft) @ 6000 ft in non-wind affected area.

Area Description: Paradise, MNRP

Avalanches: Another party observed isolated and shallow pockets of wind slab while touring at or above 7000 ft or above treeline.

Observation by Dennis D'Amico

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No