Recreational Observation

Tilly Jane ski trail to Aframe

Jan. 16, 2017, 11 a.m. PST

Weather: Clear sky, large inversion. 5F at 3800 ft, tshirt weather by 4500 ft estimate at least 35 F

Snowpack: Indications of wind slab still present on NW aspects below treeline in exposed burn. Solar aspects SE already getting wet by 11 am. Dug pit at 5446 ft, NW aspect below tree line on test slope with wind packed snow. CT12 @ 12 cm Q1. Wind slab was still very reactive with a clean planar break on dry powder layer from 1/18 storm. See picture

Area Description: Ridge below Tilly Jame Aframe

Avalanches: No new avalanches, saw large crown from what appears to be natural release on NE face above 10,000 ft extending from above Elliot Glacier to over Snow Dome.

Observation by Aldis Raisters

Latitude: 45.400431

Longitude: -121.637610

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No