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Recreational Observation

Skinned up Lantham Lake to the summit, skied NE and out Henry Creek

Jan. 2, 2018, 5 p.m. PST

Weather: Valley Fog w/ East flow. Ridge top winds SW mod-strong gusts. Below freezing temps.

Snowpack: Surface snow at low elevations is faceting above the crust and isolated surface hoar has formed. Windward areas are scoured to the crust. Above the inversion layer (about 4,800'), a sun crust formed on aspects that received radiation yesterday. Ski quality in the shade is fair in areas where snow has drifted in.

Area Description: Jim Hill

Avalanches: We saw signs of widespread Storm Slab debris from the last storm cycle. All slides were small and debris was still relatively soft.

Observation by Matt Hartman

Latitude: 47.682254

Longitude: -120.948486

Did you see any avalanches? No

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No