Dec. 10, 2016, 4 p.m. PST
Weather: Sunny/broken clouds in the morning, light snow after noon increasing to heavy throughout the afternoon.
Snowpack: Storm snow from Friday night's storm had formed a cohesive slab about 5 inches deep. New snow falling this afternoon was heavier than the snow deposited by the storm Friday night. A rain crust exists about 2 ft below the surface of the snow.
Area Description: Skied several runs in the Hyak ski area, which is still not open for the season.
Avalanches: None seen.
Observation by Jean Ruggiero
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No