West Slopes Central - Skagit River to South of I-90
Feb. 20, 2016, 3:15 p.m. PST
Weather: Partly cloudy, 30 degree temps, no wind
Snowpack: Conducted hand shear on the go; Crust forming on lee slope, weakness about 9 inches down; lots of melting in morning below treeline creating falling ice, snow, and precipitation
Area Description: Above treeline approx. 4600 ft., southwest slope near top of Mailbox peak.
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No