Cycling N Facing Trees - 3600'-5200'
Dec. 22, 2016, 11:30 a.m. PST
Weather: Overcast in am, S-1 beginning around 1:30 PM, Wind = L from NW. T@4975' @ 11:30 = 29.8 F
Snowpack: 12/20 crust evident to about 4800' under 8-12 cm new snow, not present above this. The crust was supportive and all N facing slopes skied well both in and out of the trees. 2-8mm SH widespread from 4200-4800'. ECTP23 RP down 45 cm on FCxr above 12/17 interface @ 4975' on 23 degree S Slope w/ evidence of some wind loading. HS = 130cm at this site.
Area Description: Yodelin
Avalanches: None observed. No results on test slopes.
Observation by Olivia Race
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No