Steep valleys along the Worm Flows route on the south side of the mountain. Elevation: above tree line. 4500 feet altitude
March 10, 2019, 2:30 p.m. PST
Weather: Calm clear and upper twenties following a much colder morning with strong winds out of the NE
Snowpack: Shallow fresh wind slabs on steep SE aspects.
Area Description: Mt St Helens.
Avalanches: Two small skier triggered shallow slab/loose wet avalanches. One carried a skier 30 feet down a steep slope. The skier was able to self-rescue.
Observation by Andrew Goodwin
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? Yes