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Recreational Observation

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

Latitude: 48.852242

Longitude: -121.681899

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No