Recreational Observation

Stevens Pass

Jan. 4, 2016, 10 a.m. PST

Weather: Light snow showers, light E winds, skies cleared throughout the day.

Snowpack: HST of 15cms, HS 110-170. Found intact buried 1/3 SH layer. CTV SC on this layer at 15cm down. Generally well bonded rightside up midpack below this and above the 12/9 rain crust. 12/9 crust down about 130 in this area.

Area Description: White Pine area. 5800', NE aspect.

Avalanches: Touchy very soft storm/wind slab near ridge tops on all aspects. Touchy loose dry sluffs in steeper terrain. D/R 1's. Nothing stepping below new storm snow.

Observation by Dan Veenhuizen

Latitude: 47.756494

Longitude: -120.891280

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No