base area up past quicksilver lift into silver basin. Followed old skin track through the lower trees turned around at 6200' in the trees just below more open slopes.
Jan. 17, 2016, 1:30 p.m. PST
Weather: Snowing hard starting out, snow stopped and it warmed up.
Snowpack: Encountered dense wind slab about 6000' and had shooting cracks at 6200' on SE facing slope. New snow accumulation was 6-12".
Area Description: Silver Basin Crystal S. Backcountry. SE Trees.
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No