Skinned up the road from Stevens Pass to North aspects at 5200' at ridge top. Descended South to Skyline lake and parking lot.
Dec. 4, 2016, 8 p.m. PST
Weather: Below freezing temps, Winds W, L-M all day. S1 in am to S-1 in afternoon. Broken to overcast sky all day.
Snowpack: Pit at 5200' North facing. 175cm HS. Snowpack is rightside up from the ground. CTH BRK Q3 down 55cm, ECT N 22 down 55cm. Ski pen was 35cm. Boot pen was endless. Small cornices and test slopes were reactive on S facing crossloads around 4500'.
Area Description: AIARE Level 1 with the Northwest Mountain School. Skykine Ridge.
Observation by Matt Hartman
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No