West Slopes South - South of I-90 to Columbia River
April 30, 2016, 4:45 p.m. PST
Avalanches: On Saturday afternoon 4/30/16, a skier triggered a large wind-slab avalanche on a SW aspect of the Mt St Helens crater rim just east of Monitor ridge. The slab was over a foot thick and was Friday snow on any icy crust. Nobody was trapped.
Observation by Andy Goodwin
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No