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Recreational Observation

Outer Limits Rd - Susan Jane Lake

Feb. 4, 2017, 3:30 p.m. PST

Weather: S-1 to S1 throughout day. L winds

Snowpack: Hst = 35 cm over 1/29 MFcr, 1/17 IFcr down 65 cm Hs ~ 200 cm Ski quality is good though you could still feel underlying crust - particularly in trees.

Area Description: Low angled old growth - more open W facing slope.

Avalanches: Several natural avalanches size 1-2 observed on NNE slopes ~ 5000' during brief period of increased radiation and warmest temps of day (2:00 PM). Older natural D1 Storm slabs (this morning?) released in steep terrain on W facing slopes between 4800-5000'.

Observation by Olivia Race

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No