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Recreational Observation

Chinook Pass around the North side of Naches Peak, skiing mainly in the bowl South of Naches Peak proper (North- North East aspect). Skied West aspect from Naches Peak South summit to finish at Chinook Pass

April 25, 2015, 7 p.m. PST

Weather: Heavy Clouds, Brief Cloud breaks with heavy solar, A flurry of graupel, and flurries of light snow with little to no accumulation

Snowpack: 10+ cm on supportive crust believed to be formed overnight. Snow skied fast despite being a bit on the wet side.

Area Description: Chinook Pass - Naches Peak

Avalanches: Point releases on Solar slopes below cliffs. Skier triggered loose wet on convex or steep solar aspects.

Observation by Nick Webb

Latitude: 46.865468

Longitude: -121.507030

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No