East Slopes Central - Lake Chelan to South of I-90
Feb. 25, 2018, 9 a.m. PST
Weather: -6C, gale force W/NW winds, and moderate to heavy snow until noon above 5000'. Calm, light E wind, temperature rising to -4C and clearing into afternoon.
Snowpack: SS +/-25cm; variable wind effect, from loaded sastrugi to ice crust to low-density storm snow. Widespread cracking on steep and/or wind-affected slopes.
Area Description: Blewett Pass - Windy Knob - Wenatchee Mountains
Avalanches: R1D1.5 upon dropping into a convex roll around 5800'. Ski cut similar northerly feature and wind slab sheared cleanly into but didn't move too far (r1D1).
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No