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Recreational Observation

From Heather Meadows Blueberry chutes, South side Herman saddle, and North East Table from Herman saddle.

Dec. 28, 2014, 1 p.m. PST

Weather: Sky: Scattered to Overcast Precip: NO to S -1 Temp: High of -3 low of -7 Winds: Calm

Snowpack: HS 100cm - 160cm, New snow increases in density with depth and bonds well to a crust at about 45cm deep. Strong pack below crust. All aspects ski incredibly.

Area Description: Bagley Lakes drainage at Mt Baker Ski Area Backcountry.

Avalanches: Small wind loaded pockets skier triggered. Only in the steepest terrain(SS-AS-D1-R2 North aspects). A couple small previous naturals on large steep north aspects of Table Mountain (SS-N-D1-R1). Minimal sluffing.

Observation by Lyle Haugsven

Latitude: 48.854550

Longitude: -121.688690

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No