Recreational Observation

Skinned out of the Stevens Pass Ski Area to Highlands Bowl. Descended to Mill Creek.

Dec. 6, 2016, 5:22 p.m. PST

Weather: Broken to Scattered Sky. Temps below freezing. Winds L to C. No precip.

Snowpack: Dug a pit at 5,000' facing East below Highlands Bowl. Snowpack is rightside all the way to GND. HS 193cm. CTM RP down 35 cm on a density break in HSN layers from the last 3 days. ETC N 15 on the same layer. Solar aspects were warming and isolated, light crusts may form despite cold temps.

Area Description: Highlands Bowl to Mill Creek.

Avalanches: None Observed.

Observation by Matt Hartman

Latitude: 47.758137

Longitude: -121.006165

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No