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Recreational Observation

Returned to site of avalanches triggered yesterday to conduct a full profile in adjacent part of slope. The angle was estimated yesterday to be 30 degrees but measured today at 40!

Feb. 11, 2017, 11:30 a.m. PST

Weather: Scattered clouds, calm, no precip, -2 C air temp, general warming trend

Snowpack: HS 75 cm, boot pen 70 cm. 75-42 cm down 1-1.5mm rounds, 42-26 cm down MFpc 2-3mm, 26-17 cm down MFcl 1.5mm, 17-ground DHcp 2-4mm. Attempted a CT on the layer that slid yesterday but got a CTV to ground on depth hoar instead.

Area Description: Methow Valley, NE aspect on the valley's edge, 1850'

Avalanches: None triggered, profile site was selected adjacent to two separate D1 slabs (triggered yesterday)

Observation by Alexander Vasarab

Latitude: 48.500478

Longitude: -120.275187

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No