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Recreational Observation

N and NE slopes off Blewett Pass.

Jan. 12, 2020, noon PST

Weather: S1-S2 and strong winds, moderate to high transport. Temps cooling. -2 - -4C. Obscured turning to BKN and snow dissipating by mid-afternoon.

Snowpack: Wind transport resulting in depositional and eroded areas. HS ranged from 10cm on water ice to 200cm wind slab/leeward areas. HST 20-34cm.

Area Description: Blewett Pass to 5800'

Avalanches: 1. Intentional, skier-triggered wind slab with 16cm avg crown on north, 38-degree slope at 5800'. HS-AS-R2-D2. 2. Natural storm slab below shedding cliffs with estimated 24cm crown. 40-degree rocks to 35+ degree slope below. West slope at 5700'. SS-N-R1-D2. 3. Unknown debris on Tronsen Head, 5700' N/NE 40-degree slope: SS-NO-R2-D2.

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? Yes

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No