West Slopes Central - Skagit River to South of I-90
March 22, 2015, 1 p.m. PST
Weather: Full clouds all day, light precip from parking lot at 10 am, becoming moderate by our return at 3pm. Snow level 4100' at 1pm. Light snow at the summit with light to moderate S/SW/W winds. Some graupel mixed in with big flakes. See attached temperature profile; sensor calibrated at 0C, on back of pack, negligible solar effect thanks to clouds/trees. Short temperature spike at summit from placing sensor on warm(er) ground.
Snowpack: Height of snow at Mailbox summit ~2cm, possibly all new.
Area Description: Mailbox Peak
Observation by Charlie Hagedorn
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No