Took advantage of clearing skies to document avalanche activity from the storm in Essex Creek drainage
Storm slabs. Various aspects in Essex Creek
Windslabs on leeward and crossloaded aspects E, SE, S,
Storm slabs at upper elevations. All aspects
Persistent slab off of the west ridge of Mt. Adams. Ran late in the storm. Full start zone released, couldn't see runout.
Mt. Cameahwait and Elk Mtn.
Persistent slabs on the SE chutes above Essex. Could only see the debris piles for a few (hard slab debris), but likely triggered by storm slabs as step-downs. Could see one crown.
PS slab on convex, crossloaded slope above Almeda Lake
Forecast Hotline: 406.257.8402
Call or text an observation: 406.66AVYOB