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matthiasmuller101 Observation The Farm Cabin Ski Trip Significant warming at the Farm Cabin from March 16-18th. Temperature during the day was close to 10 deg and 0 deg over night. Pit dig on a N facing slope, CT failed at 75cm 3 hits from the shoulder. ECT showed significant propagation at th... 9 hours ago 5 paul Observation Windshield alley 10 hours ago 1 Ryan Shelly Observation Bullmoose Large slab avalanche in Bullmoose today March 17th 2019. Expect increased avalanche hazard this week with major warming temperatures incoming! 1 day ago zal1 Observation Wolverine Partner was stuck in a north east facing open treed slope so we decided to dig a pit in the hole that we dug the sled out of. Pit was approximately 4.5 feet deep. Noticed a fracture at hit 25, about 4’ down. Pulled the block off, but was... 2 days ago simonjoe88 Observation Sugarbowl Didn’t notice any signs of instability on the way up, what looked like one little loose sluff on a steep slope under some cliffs, but it was not the best visibility 5 days ago 5 davidbsterry Observation auto: Quick Report Recent storm snow combined with rising temperatures resulted in Class 1 sloughing on almost all aspects. Did not see any large scale propogation from natural sloughs. Multiple sled cuts on test slopes did not produce results. That being sai... 5 days ago 2 simonjoe88 Observation Rolston Compression test failed on the 5th tap, had to gently pull the block to get it to slide out, snow was very soft even below the first weak layer at 220cm, I could easily push my fist through, the crust at 185cm was harder (1 finger) and I go... 6 days ago 3 dave.mustang Observation Bijoux Mt West Good day to travel today, we made the full loop from Mt West to Bijoux and return. Same things as has already been mentioned, very wind scoured and hard especially above treeline. Snowpack is hard and consolidated, the only issues we saw... 1 week ago 3 mmoen Observation Up the Calazon Great day in a new zone. Very variable surface snow conditions ranging from crust to facets to wind hammered sastrugi. Temperatures stayed below zero through the whole day with no signs of instability in the snowpack witnessed. There h... 1 week ago 4 mmoen Observation Up the Calazon Great day in a new zone. Very variable surface snow conditions ranging from crust to facets to wind hammered sastrugi. Temperatures stayed below zero through the whole day with no signs of instability in the snowpack witnessed. There h... 1 week ago 4 Trapper Gilowski Observation Hasler Today in the hasler riding area we had a nice sunny day with mild temps which made for a great change compared to all the extremely cold weather we have been having. Old avalanches were observed on east facing slopes below wind loaded slope... 1 week ago 1 southrockies Observation Morphy or the moon? We managed to sneak a quick trip up to Morphy ridge today, despite some driving and office tasks. We were in and out of a layer of ridge top cloud during the ride, but we could see from town that it had dissipated by the afternoon. Morphy h... 1 week ago 3 southrockies Observation Broken Record A short trip into Hasler today revealed the same pattern we have seen much of this week. Previous winds have wreaked havoc on upper elevation slopes. All week we have had great visibility and have seen no new avalanche activity. That combin... 1 week ago 4 southrockies Observation Bijoux Braap If you can’t have pow, you might as well have great visibility and stability! We took advantage and did the full Bijoux Loop today. It was an incredible opportunity for us to see a ton of terrain in a short period of time. We saw extensive... 1 week ago 4 southrockies Observation SoRo goes NoRo Had Torpy all to ourselves today with generally stable conditions. It was warmer than we anticipated with temperatures of -5 at treeline. On steep south facing slopes climbing the burn we noticed some sun crusts. At ridgetop it felt colder... 2 weeks ago 3