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Recreational Observation

Summer trail

March 2, 2016, 1 p.m. PST

Weather: High overcast, light wind out of the west, temps around freezing.

Snowpack: Snow from last night sitting on rain crust in 5500 level, rain crust less evident at higher elevations. Wind effected snow in all aspects. Estamated 22cm of new accumulate. Snow was quite variable depending on aspect, from nice new to breakable rain crust.

Area Description: Clara Lake basin

Avalanches: Observed an area of what I think was storm slab release, 35-45 slope. Crown estimated 18-25 cm, on north east aspect, it did not propagate.

Observation by Jamie Tackman

Latitude: 47.290812

Longitude: -120.423040

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No