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Recreational Observation

Up the off-piste area of the mountain biking trail Chest Pains.

Jan. 11, 2017, 9 a.m. PST

Weather: Snowing, cloudy, wind and wind gusts on ridge around 15-20 mph. New snow accumulation of 2" in 2 hours. Blowing snow.

Snowpack: 14-16" of unconsolidated snow. 5 separate occasions of whumfing and shooting cracks. Snowpack is unstable. We skied a slope angle of 18 degrees mostly with one pitch of 25 degrees. All slopes were on a N-NW aspect.

Area Description: Manastash Ridge - Chest Pains area

Observation by Bradley Gasawski

Latitude: 46.955306

Longitude: -120.677519

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No