Quick tour up Bennett Pass Rd; dropped in on N aspect in large clearing for ~700', hot lap, then took lower forest road back
May 18, 2017, 9:45 a.m. PST
Weather: Clear, sunny, very light winds, scattered clouds, 54 F
Snowpack: Exactly 240 cm on the top of the ridge at 5100', 240 cm on Bennett Pass Rd 4800', and between 120-240 cm on the aspect skied (N). Huge tree wells beneath the more mature trees. About 3 cm of melted surface snow on top by 09:45.
Area Description: Bennett Pass, 4900', N thru E aspects
Avalanches: None seen anywhere in the area. The snow grew increasingly wet as day warmed but skier-triggered sloughing on the roughly 30 degree slope remained minimal. No natural sloughing or pinwheels.
Observation by Alexander Vasarab
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No