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Recreational Observation

Climbed southwest side of East Peak, 1 run into Cement Basin, descended south facing slopes to Bullion Basin and return.

Feb. 22, 2017, 1:40 p.m. PST

Weather: Partly sunny, light winds, cool, increasing cumulus and less visibility in the afternoon.

Snowpack: We kicked several small chunks of cornice onto a northeast slope into Cement Basin no results. A pit on an E aspect at 6500 ft in Cement had 33 cm of increasing F snow over 8 cm of 4F snow on the 2/14 crust. CTM RP at 18 cm at a storm layer and CTM RP on the 2/14 crust. Good skiing including on the south facing slopes into Bullion Basin.

Area Description: East Peak

Avalanches: Nope.

Observation by Garth Ferber

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No