West Slopes South - South of I-90 to Columbia River
Jan. 6, 2018, 2 p.m. PST
Weather: Obscured skies with light SW winds, no blowing snow, and S1 precipitation.
Snowpack: In both areas, we observed repeatable Q3 results at the interface of the new storm snow over the 01/05 rain crust down on average of 11cm.
Area Description: We dug several test pits in two separate areas. One area was a SW facing, near tree line and 22 degree slope at 5600 ft. The other area was a NE facing, near tree line and 22 degree slope at 5700 ft.
Observation by Baker Mountain Guides AIARE Level 1
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No