West Slopes North - Canadian Border to Skagit River
Dec. 10, 2016, 2 p.m. PST
Weather: Light to moderate snow, moderate W winds
Snowpack: Found buried NSF 30-50cm down. Moderate CT results. ECT's showed propensity to propagate with failures crossing columns in 1-2 loading steps. Another team in a more sheltered location found more intact buried surface hoar.
Area Description: Working a AIARE 1 course, dug pits at roughly 5k.
Observation by Dustin Byrne
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No