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Observation Date/Time:
Sat, Mar 20, 2021 - 3:31 PM
Santiam Pass Area (including Three Finger Jack) / 6400'
Report Type:
Snow Conditions   No Avalanche Activity  
Travel Mode:
Ski or Snowboard   Snowshoe or Hike  
Sky Conditions:
Scattered (3/8 - 4/8)
Precip Type/Intensity:
No Precipitation
Wind Direction/Speed:
W / Moderate: 17-25 mph

Written Report:
Too early to work in the garden but not too early for corn on Black Butte.

If you want to ski Black butte just because do it now before it melts anymore. Hike, ski, hike situation. Super mellow from the upper trailhead (high clearance/4wd). Perfect for those of you touring with kiddos.

The corn is great on the east face just watch out for low tide obstacles. Runs are about 800 ft long but you might be able to squeak a bit more out of it.