SW facing aspect. Snowboarded the tree line.
Dec. 30, 2016, 3:30 p.m. PST
Weather: Clear. Sunset
Snowpack: 8-12in of powder snow on a crust.
Area Description: Hiked up heather ridge to the cell phone tower dropped down from there towards Tye road. Triggered a slab about 50 ft -75 ft across with a 12in crown. My partner James Gillespie immediately avoided the avalanche by riding to the side. 2 people in our party both with avalanche gear and knowledge.
Observation by Kari Jeroue
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No