Recreational Observation

West Slopes South - South of I-90 to Columbia River

Jan. 23, 2016, 2 p.m. PST

Weather: Moderate to heavy snow throughout day

Snowpack: No signs of persistent weak layers. They were destroyed by the rain. 25 cm of storm snow on top of wet crust The storm snow is well bonded to crust. Below crust is wet rounds with some crusts in between. CTH Q3 @50cm. ECT No result

Area Description: Mount rainier paradise east aspect slope

Avalanches: None

Observation by Alasdair Turner

Latitude: 46.825083

Longitude: -121.721306

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No