Recreational Observation

Ascend South - S/E slopes of Delancey from 3500 ft to 7,000 feet on Delancey Ridge - Ski North - N/W slopes off Delancey.

Dec. 26, 2017, 6 p.m. PST

Weather: 6500 FT: Sky: BRK - Overcast / Valley Fog S< 1 Temp: -10 C Winds: Calm

Snowpack: 6500Ft - North Facing HS: 125cm Medium / Hard Handshears CTM Q3 (x2) ECTX (brk) 55cm down on 12/15 RC / Facet interface. Did not notice any problematic windslabs. 12/15 PWL seems to be mostly unreactive. North - N/W slopes at 6500 skiing very good. ** observed widespread 5-9mm surface hoar development (on surface) on all aspects mostly above 6,000 ft. Especially prevalent near ridge lines @ and above 6,500ft. 4500ft: E Facing CTH Q3 (brk) 60cm down ice/facet ECTN 27 (brk) ice/facet interface (above crust)

Area Description: Washington Pass, Delancey Ridge

Avalanches: No avalanches observed

Observation by craig muderlak

Latitude: 48.616850

Longitude: -120.582504

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No