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Recreational Observation

Toured from Heather Meadows to Ptarmigan ridge via Artist Point. Return to parking over North face of table Mountain.

Dec. 25, 2014, 2 p.m. PST

Weather: Sky: Overcast Temp: 23 degrees Fahrenheit Wind: calm to Light from the NE Precipitation: No

Snowpack: 6-12 inches of recent snow well bonded to a firm crust over strong mid and base layers. Lower angle terrain skied better because you didn't hit the crust.

Area Description: Mt Baker Backcountry

Avalanches: No recent activity even skiing steeper terrain. Skied over a lot of past avalanche debris.

Observation by Lyle Haugsven

Latitude: 48.850258

Longitude: -121.710663

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No