Jan. 23, 2019, 5 p.m. PST
Weather: Low level clouds developed in valley floors, sky's clear above 5000'
Snowpack: Deep snow pack with snow dunes developed on leeward side of mountain saddles. Above tree line, Snow has thick crustal layer from warmer temperatures which has re-melted.
Area Description: Elk mountain, hurricane ridge, Mt Olympus.
Avalanches: Few medium to small avalanches on northern faces, mostly on high angle slopes. Blue glacier has multiple large avalanches
Observation by Justin Wallman
Did you see any avalanches? Yes
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No