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Recreational Observation

West Slopes North - Canadian Border to Skagit River

March 9, 2019, 1 p.m. PST

Weather: Partly sunny

Snowpack: Roughly 1ft of dry low cohesion snow on 4inch thick firm boot pen. crust. Weak snow below crust.

Area Description: N-nw at 7k on a steep convexity on white salmon glacier on mt shuksan

Avalanches: Triggered 6" slab within recent snow that propogated 50ft and ran about 50ft. Slope looked wind loaded at top and was steep and convex. Saw several other natural trigger slab avalanches below ridgelines that looked similar in size and elevation but a bout more N and NE aspects.

Observation by Sam Dale

Latitude: 48.831787

Longitude: -121.616767

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No