Recreational Observation

Skied up Skyline road to peak 5447 then descended an E facing ridge to the PCT.

Dec. 20, 2015, 6:50 p.m. PST

Weather: Overcast in AM, Broken at noon, Overcast PM. Light E winds shifted to Mod SW. S-1 until 5pm and moved to S1.

Snowpack: Dug a pit on NE facing aspect on 25 degree slope. 160 HS. Decomposing fragments and small rounds to 105 cm. Weak on top of strong for all snow after rain event from a week and a half ago. Polycrystals and crusts below that are well consolidated. CTM BRK Q2 at 134cm. ECTN 24 at 120cm.

Area Description: Skyline Ridge. East facing terrain 30-35 degrees.

Avalanches: none observed.

Observation by Matt Hartman

Latitude: 47.737938

Longitude: -121.069336

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No