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
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No