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Recreational Observation

Saddle Bowl. NWAC trip to work on Chinook Pass weather station.

Dec. 30, 2014, 2 p.m. PST

Weather: Clear, cool, light winds.

Snowpack: Recent snow mainly right side up and good skiing. No signs of instability. Local wind affected/blown snow on ridge above Saddle Bowl but not enough for slab layers and weak layers lacking. We figured moderate avalanche danger near and below treeline.

Area Description: Chinook Pass

Avalanches: One previous SS crown on very steep rocky east facing cliffs of Yakima Peak.

Observation by Garth Ferber

Latitude: 46.874509

Longitude: -121.522021

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No