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
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No