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Recreational Observation

Stevens Pass

Dec. 6, 2015, 2 p.m. PST

Latitude: 47.680000

Longitude: -122.370000

Elevation: Below treeline

Aspect: SE

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No

Comments: Completed a profile to ground looking for the persistent weak later. Did not find the PWL but we did 2 compression tests that cleanly failed (SPQ1) during column isolation 75cm down (CTV SPQ1) on 32 degree slope at 4400 ft on the backside of Stevens. Also observed lots of whoompfing. observed two recent storm slab debris piles on a steep W aspect and on an E aspect R2D1. The crowns looked to be about 15".