Toured North of Mission Ridge Ski Area and found excellent ski conditions on all aspects.
Jan. 11, 2016, 5:26 p.m. PST
Weather: Below 0 C. Low winds out of E-N and very little precip. Mod-Low visibility.
Snowpack: HS 100-120 cm depending on aspect. Pole tests show a mostly right side up snowpack with some basal layers feeling softer than those above. Surface Hoar and rimed forms are widespread on surface.
Area Description: Stemilt Basin East-North facing 5,000-6,000'.
Avalanches: None. Skied 30-35 degrees slopes with no signs instability.
Observation by Matthew Hartman
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No