Recreational Observation

MHM Hood River lot - up Heather run out then climber ridge.

Jan. 9, 2017, 8 a.m. PST

Weather: off and on showers of fluff

Snowpack: Newton trees below Heather lift. N facing. CT pass. Dug 100cm pit. Snow pack was 200cm. 55cm of right side up snow on crazy 20cm thick rain crust. 10cm of sugar on top of another 5cm rain crust. All bonded and self supporting especially upper rain crust which could support a large vehicle.

Area Description: Newton Trees

Avalanches: none seen - no bombing at MHM either

Observation by eric lockovitch

Latitude: 45.324875

Longitude: -121.670322

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No