Recreational Observation

Skied in along the valley floor to the head of the valley, crossing an area of obvious wet loose activity (a fan of rollerballs) in the slopes below Kangaroo Pass, to Larch Rib. Skied out via the reverse of this path.

March 7, 2018, 2:45 p.m. PST

Weather: Sunny becoming partly cloudy. Calm winds. Oblique solar input due to north aspect.

Snowpack: Compression tests revealed no signs of instability. The Feb 5 crust was located at 120cm and did not react to compression tests (CT), deep tap tests (DT), a extended column test (ECT), or a propagation saw test (PST). Widespread surface hoar (5mm) up to 6200'.

Area Description: Larch Rib, Hairpin Valley - 6700' - NNE aspect

Avalanches: None observed.

Observation by Patrick Mauro NCMG AIARE 2 Class

Latitude: 48.502327

Longitude: -120.628963

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No