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Avalanche Canada Forecast Avalanche Forecast The alpine rating is considerable, the treeline rating is considerable, and the below treeline rating is considerable. 8 hours ago Mitchell Sulkers Observation Decker 190317 For the second Saturday in a row, riders rode over the steepest convexity on the main Decker Glacier face, again initiating avalanches. This week result was slab vs loose dry last week. Primary concern here is that shallow rocky terrain ri... 19 hours ago Fisal Elstone Observation Fissile We skied the NW face of Fissile on Saturday March 16th. Thirty cm of low density snow sitting on a hard crust made for fast fun skiing. Overcast all day with temps reaching +5C in the alpine and +10 around treeeline. No wind during the day... 1 day ago Avalanche Canada Forecast Avalanche Forecast The alpine rating is considerable, the treeline rating is considerable, and the below treeline rating is considerable. 1 day ago Abby Cooper Observation Disease Ridge Tropical conditions. High temperature gradient. No signs of avalanches but lots roller balls. Gave cornices a wide birth. Traveled in firm conditions, temps warmed around noon and then skied corn. 1 day ago 3 Abby Cooper Observation Bodybag Bowl Flat light and wet snow this afternoon. Snuck up for an afternoon lap up east col down to circle lake and the out body bag. Heavy on all aspects. Better on north facing but still heavy by end of day. No signs of instability but i am sure th... 2 days ago 1 Avalanche Canada Forecast Avalanche Forecast The alpine rating is considerable, the treeline rating is considerable, and the below treeline rating is considerable. 2 days ago Avalanche Canada Forecast Avalanche Forecast The alpine rating is considerable, the treeline rating is considerable, and the below treeline rating is moderate. 2 days ago packedpow Observation Sky pilot Rapid warming from below freezing at 8am to over 8c by 1pm. All aspects had wet snow up to or above 1700m. Light snow above 1500m, rollerballs up to 1700m as of 3pm. Rain mist below 1500m. Natural wet point releases on all aspects, especial... 3 days ago 3 Avalanche Canada Forecast Avalanche Forecast The alpine rating is moderate, the treeline rating is moderate, and the below treeline rating is moderate. 3 days ago Mitchell Sulkers Observation Circle East 190314 Moderate to strong SSW winds redistributing snow into lee of ridge tops and ribs to 60cm deep. Brittle slabs cracking under the weight of a single skier. Failure plane old wind-pressed crust. Easy sheers and ski cuts at convexities, most... 3 days ago Avalanche Canada Forecast Avalanche Forecast The alpine rating is moderate, the treeline rating is moderate, and the below treeline rating is moderate. 4 days ago daniel.woodsworth Observation Decker-Trorey Skiing chute from S end of Decker down to Trorey glacier. SE aspect, 2300 m. Chute with funnel feature creating suspected significant wind transport. Sunny, light winds. Skier remote trigger; skier on flat portion of chute, crown 10 m bel... 4 days ago 1 thruby Observation Rainbow Mountain The only noticeable natural activity was a slide on south aspect above Iceberg lake. Snow on the NE glacier was wind affected powder, really nice to ski with ~20cm penetration, there was more crust on the E glacier and more new snow on crus... 5 days ago 1 jason.roussel Observation trip to Russet lake huts Saw a natural slab size 1 or 1.5 out behind Russet ridge in the afternoon. Hard to estimate crown, maybe 1 foot. Heard of a human triggered avy behind cowboy ridge, size unknown. snow was nice fluffy powder. some thinning on wind exposed st... 5 days ago kitchinh Observation Russet Ridge and Corral Incredible skiing today out in the corral area. Crust forming on E aspects at 1940m backside of Flute. Spent most of the day on N facing slopes from 1900-1700m. Buttery deep powder. Ski pen at 1700m 15cm. Snow getting heavy and warm between... 5 days ago 3 reid Observation Decker meadows Sa Remote triggered Sa while skimming up hill from decker meadows up to lower disease ridge. Loudest crack and whoomf I’ve ever heard. Triggered 100m above and 30m past me. Low angle supported slope. Crown was up to 60cm through variable thic... 5 days ago 4 Avalanche Canada Forecast Avalanche Forecast The alpine rating is moderate, the treeline rating is low, and the below treeline rating is low. 5 days ago Mitchell Sulkers Observation Oboe 190312 Out two consecutive days in this zone. Winds shifted on Monday night to northerly and reverse loading at ribs and ridge top lee was evident. At treeline ribs, new snow to 60cm boot penetration. No cracking or whumpfing encountered. Storm s... 5 days ago 1 Avalanche Canada Forecast Avalanche Forecast The alpine rating is moderate, the treeline rating is moderate, and the below treeline rating is low. 6 days ago Avalanche Canada Forecast Avalanche Forecast The alpine rating is considerable, the treeline rating is considerable, and the below treeline rating is moderate. 1 week ago Paul Kubik Observation Martin Peak Stable conditions. Little surface warming from March sun. 1 week ago 4 Abby Cooper Observation Journeyman Peak Shoulder A quick pit revealed that a buried sun crust was nearly resolved 45cm. Twice reactive at CTH 25 and CTH 29 with one test unresponsive. The cold pack has been very cold and not very wind affected in the Callaghan, unlike its neighboring moun... 1 week ago mcacho Observation Gin Peak Bluebird Day Bluebird day with confident route selection. We rode 30-38 degree slopes with minor sluffing of unbonded facet snow observed on top of previous sun crust. Convex slopes with a combo of sun+wind crust (more of the former) were avoided. Sun e... 1 week ago amber Observation Stadium glacier 0 F 34 1F CTH21, 26 (brk) down 35 on fc 1 50 P 65 1F 90 P 1 week ago Mitchell Sulkers Observation Decker 190309 Witnessed skier accidental directly below loaded ridgecrest. N aspect and shallow snowpack. Traversing skier triggered size 1 with crown to 50cm est. Significant fall potential below. Also skier accidental loose dry size 1 on steepest c... 1 week ago asur90 Observation Garibaldi Neve Traverse Skied the Neve traverse, generally there is good stability and glaciers are in good condition with decent coverage. The North Pitt Glacier was the only one with some open crevasses close to the route but easily avoidable. The sun is already... 1 week ago 5 reid Observation Brohm SH found at treeline 1-2cm Cut a steep NE face ran in storm snow to 10cm deep. Failed on Cr/Fa Combo. Very light density snow on top. Crust showing signs of breaking down in some locations W through E. South facing slopes above 1650 crust... 1 week ago 4 radandtagg Observation Knuckleheads - gnarnia snowed roughly 20cm between 10:00 and noon, then sunny and warmng. signs of instability on unsupported steep convexities resulting in small releases, but not propagating. Skied North facing slopes between 1400-1200m. 1 week ago 3 Ryan Shelly Observation Pemberton Icecap day 4 sled AST2 Cold high Alpine travel and warmer temps At treeline. Found consistency in the snowpack in terms of two facet layers. Down 30cm we found size 1mm Facets that were reactive in moderate range CTM 5 SP and 4mm facets with striations down 50cm,... 2 weeks ago 1 Sam McKoy Observation Blackcomb Backcountry March 4th 2019 2 weeks ago