Mount Chief Pascal

South Coast Inland

nicholas.j.hetherington , Monday 28th December, 2020 9:25PM

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes, Steep slopes. We avoided: Alpine slopes. Riding quality was good.

Snowpack

North facing shoulder - just above treeline Some wind effect Pit but no column test. 5 cm light fresh snow Total 15 cm unconsolidated on denser snow but no distinct layer Shovel pulls released a slab from 15-40cm depth on a slip plane at 40 cm but no propagation. No distinct layer at 40 cm slip plane from visual or finger pokes Consistent compact snow down to pit base at 135 cm

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN