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Recreational Observation

Traveled standard route up Delancey and dug a pit at 6385’, approx 300’ below the ridge line

Jan. 11, 2020, 12:44 p.m. PST

Weather: Sun breaks in the AM with significant cooling and increased wind and cloud cover from the west in the afternoon

Snowpack: 6385’ 160cm depth Persistent week layer located at 1 meter depth. Performed isolated column test with results at CT12 at storm slab interface (approx 30cm depth). Cleared 30 cm above persistent weak layer (located at 1 meter depth) of concern and performed isolated column test that had planar results at CT 8

Area Description: Delancey Ridge - South Aspect

Avalanches: Skied 30 degree terrain from 6300’ and skiers triggered multiple avalanches on the storm slab interface. This includes remote triggers as well. Storm slab was not reactive below approx 6000’.

Latitude: 48.617405

Longitude: -120.565557

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No