West Slopes North - Canadian Border to Skagit River
Dec. 30, 2018, 9 a.m. PST
Weather: Snow showers, up to 20 mph wind at times. Snow level 2,000 feet.
Snowpack: New layer of powder 10"-20" depending on location in relation to wind unstable. Seen it crack several times on small, steep hills when riding in it.
Area Description: Peanut knob to Hood knob up from Schreiber's Meadow.
Avalanches: Watched one happen and noticed 4 others that happened while we were there. Only the top layer of fresh snow is what seemed to fall creating small slides.
Observation by Ryan Ostrom
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No