Recreational Observation

Paradise Valley Rd to 4th Crossing to Mazama Ridge to Stevens Canyon.

Jan. 13, 2015, 12:45 p.m. PST

Weather: Sunny today but avalanches occurred during or soon after the major snowfall followed by heavy rain 8-10 day ago.

Snowpack: Hard set concrete with 1 inch of new; 8 days ago breakable crust; then new storm & rain when I was not present.

Area Description: Paradise environs from 5,500 to 8,000 feet elevation; widespread avalanches on most aspects but especially on southerly aspects.

Avalanches: many; south facing Skyline Ridge NW of Sluiskin Falls south facing back bowl Mazama Ridge; east-facing MR back bowl; east facing Skyline Ridge.

Observation by Andrew B. Carey

Latitude: 46.793686

Longitude: -121.714869

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No