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Recreational Observation

Mt Hood

Dec. 26, 2017, 1:20 p.m. PST

Weather: Sunshine, inversion, temp of 34 F at 8000ft, wind blowing in gusts from the west.

Snowpack: Wind crust, some slab and wind blown powder

Area Description: Area below devils kitchen head wall , looked like wet snow avalanche from a distance.

Avalanches: Wet snow avalanche possibly, seemed to be slowly widening .

Observation by Gerard Smith

Latitude: 45.357935

Longitude: -121.692810

Did you see any avalanches? Yes

Did you trigger any avalanches? No

Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No