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Recreational Observation

West Slopes South - South of I-90 to Columbia River

Dec. 7, 2016, 2 p.m. PST

Snowpack: We noted 3-10mm of surface hoar over 10cm of low density snow on all N-E-S aspects we skied Wednesday. In contrast to the observation mentioned in Wednesday evening's forecast, we found widespread surface hoar is both sheltered and unsheltered areas below ridgeline.

Area Description: Various runs on N, E & S aspects above ~6000 feet in Lake and Cement Basin East of Norse Peak, Scout Pass, and East Peak in the Crystal Backcountry.

Observation by Alex Ford

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No