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May 21, 2022
Large slide in the Eastern half of Eaglecrest’s West Bowl along with many other smaller slides triggered by skiers late in the afternoon. Good reminder to be smart and stay safe!  [ Read More ]
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May 15, 2022
I experienced substantial release around Adam’s apple, in west bowl; knocked me off my feet and I found myself riding the slow moving wet “concrete ” jumble for 50 yrds. Stood up and skied out of it, probably went another ~15yards on past me ”  [ Read More ]
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May 14, 2022
Hiked/ skinned up snow machine trail to the saddle. Snow was isothermic sloppy horribleness. Clouds probably prevented radiative cooling last night. We saw a couple of massive crowns in the mountains to the south. Wet loose avalanches were frequently shedding off the Jumbo face too.  [ Read More ]
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May 8, 2022
Several smaller avalanches seen on and peaks surrounding Troy. Some appear to be caused by ski/snowboard activity.  [ Read More ]
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Apr 10, 2022
Skinned up Jumbo bowl and skied a Southeast facing gully off the top. Snow on the North facing ascent was firm with enough of a dusting of wind transported powder to make it look appealing. Roller balls of variable softness were present on all aspects. We found spring soft corn in the gully, with some  [ Read More ]
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Apr 4, 2022
Lots of solar and varied snow surface, from wet, to impenetrable rain crust, wind board, and softer variable. Also included photos of the cornice triggered slabs that avalanched down into Fred Meyer bowl.  [ Read More ]
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visible from the valley floor, but photo taken from the boulder chutes shoulder of FCK  [ Read More ]
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Apr 2, 2022
Avalanche control in West Bowl had easy skier triggered wind slab just below ridge elevation NW aspect. Crown depths 4 to 18 inches on old/new interface.  [ Read More ]
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Mar 20, 2022
Took the standard skin track up to Wedding Bowl. Dug on a North aspect on the bench before the skin track wraps around underneath the cornice path. Ultimately decided to ski elsewhere based on 1) flat light; 2) warming and general concerns about giant cornice shed; 3) not-very-fun wind buff/sun crust/rime observed at higher elevations  [ Read More ]
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Mar 14, 2022
Ascended showboat skin track. Snow propagated and slid when ski cutting the steep rollover at the transition point for slow boat at ~2400’.  [ Read More ]