Traversed NE out of the Morse Creek basin below 3-Way peak, heading back into Silver Basin at the end of the day (generally following the PCT)
Feb. 6, 2016, 4:30 p.m. PST
Weather: Broken clouds, 30 degrees or so
Snowpack: 6" - 8" unconsolidated storm snow on top of the late January rain crust. Some whomping, but no cracking or natural activity.
Area Description: Morse Creek basin below 3-Way Peak, NE of Sourdough Gap
Avalanches: Finally triggered a 30 meter wide, 6" crown slide of unconsolidated storm snow about 20 meters below us on a convex roll as we were about to turn NW to gain the ridge above Silver Basin. The slide went to the valley floor.
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No