Recreational Observation

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

Jan. 24, 2016, 2 p.m. PST

Snowpack: We observed a weakness within the storm snow on the colder west aspects in areas somewhat shaded by trees. Hand sheers located a weak layer at 20cm down. Test results as follows: CTM 20 Q1 ECTN 8

Area Description: Mount Rainier Paradise mazama bowl west aspect

Observation by Alasdair Turner

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No