West Slopes North - Canadian Border to Skagit River
Nov. 18, 2016, noon PST
Weather: Hi Cloud layer, started at several degrees below freezing at sunrise, rose up to just above freezing at around noon.
Snowpack: We dug a pit and reached rocky ground at about 1.5 feet. No instability. Could distinguish the snow from the day before, but it was sticking to previous snow very well.
Area Description: Mount Baker Backcountry, along the first part of Ptarmigan Ridge.
Observation by Tim Hawkins
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No