|Location:||-2 Bowl, Seattle Creek Drainage, Main Bowl, 2nd Bowl|
Route & General Observations
Common up-track, down into -1 Bowl. About half way down -1, noticed a smaller natural storm slide on a Southern aspect face. Rode Seattle Creek and Headwall area. Exited via -2 Bowl. Finished out the day in Main and 2nd Bowl.
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||Yes||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||No|
Several recent storm slides. Snow characteristics changed around 2:00 or 3:00. When traveling from 2nd Bowl into Main Bowl saw significant rolling snow balls down the Eastern aspect of Main Bowl.
Some sun in the morning, overcast later in the day. 30-40F, light winds on the ridge tops. 45F+ at the parking lot at 4:30.
Surface crust on top, ~12” of fresh below. Later in the day warmed to light mashed potatos. Still good to ride though!
Trail past the weather station has some exposed patches.