Wind slabs building up high from rapidly transporting Sunday-Monday snow, especially on sheltered northerly aspects below treeline. Strong prevailing westerly wind. I was able to get roll-overs to release on microfeatures, but stuck to skier compacted areas and managed terrain to avoid suspect slopes.
Feb. 28, 2017, 6 p.m. PST
Weather: Windy and cold from 5k' upward. Sunny mid-afternoon, nuking wind and blowing snow by 8pm.
Area Description: Skied northerly and easterly sidecountry around Mission Ridge.
Observation by Nate H-S
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No