Camped near 7000' below Burgundy Col. Skied trees down to valley bottom.
Jan. 3, 2018, 1 p.m. PST
Weather: Jan 2: Prevalent inversion. High clouds increasing throughout the day. Very light SE winds. Jan 3: Clear skies with light SE winds. Could clearly see wind transporting snow off the top of Silver Star
Snowpack: Widespread wind loading on NW-NE aspects down to nearly 5000'. Windslab was not very reactive but made for very poor skiing conditions. Surface hoar was very prevalent below ~5500'
Area Description: Silver Star Basin
Avalanches: Fresh debris pile on steep rollover section of the Silver Star glacier and another below Burgundy Col were observed Jan 3. Small R1/D1.
Observation by Jack Gavin
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No