Observation Date: 02/12/2020

Central bitterroot up to 8600′

overcast moments slight clearing

light with some gusts out NW

New Snow: 3-6″

Avalanche Activity:
non seen able see steep north and south . Few stuffs in very steep gullies

Other Comments:
Dug pit on SE slope say 33 deg slope.(picture) Travelled and skied north ,south, south east. Got into some higher elevation > 8500′ wind effected . Seems wind slabs not sensitive. Observed snowmachiners on suspect slope and they got away with it. (Body/snowmachine test) . Skied slope 30-35 deg SE. Also du pit on north slope 8000′ A 3-4″thick buried wind type board observed with new snow on top( 6″).Very skiable not sensitive in pit. Also saw same layer 2′ down and reacted same as SE pit.Skied slope. 35 deg and slight greater.

Observer: g j greg