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Recreational Observation

Summer trail

Dec. 29, 2018, 3 p.m. PST

Weather: High wind snow rain mix

Snowpack: Rain crust covered with new snow, blowing so hard it made travel hard at times. I did not investigate the snow pack, crust was variable breakable to supportable. The data logger tells the tale, high wind, warming into the mid 30ies. A pit yesterday suggested the Mission snow pack was gaining some strength, but the buried facets were still there, the upper layers were just more durable.

Area Description: Mission Peak

Observation by Jamie Tackman

Latitude: 47.290317

Longitude: -120.450509

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No