Draft Dodger - Big Trees, via Source Lake winter skin track
Feb. 4, 2017, 3 p.m. PST
Weather: S1 for most of the day. Winds calm. Temperature remained below freezing throughout the day.
Snowpack: +40cm on MF and IF crusts. Consolidation of new snow into a cohesive storm slab as forecasted not found throughout the day.
Area Description: Trees and open glades up to 30 degrees
Avalanches: Several rider-triggered D1 observed at Sunshine, Mushroom Couloir, and Wall Street. Mushroom debris covered the skin/exit track. All appeared to be storm slabs on open steep NE slopes from 3800' - 4400'
Observation by Chris Simmons
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No