McKirdy Mtn Trail Valemount BC

Frozen Pirate

Mellow and soggy, but stoked for first turns on Oct 16th. 47cms of snow at 2200m. O deg Celsius ❄ at 1130hrs. Precip s-1 on and off. Sustained mod-strong winds (sw) at high elevations with surface slabbing in open areas. 1cm crust 20cms up from the ground Mashed potatoes are better than no potatoes!

Snow conditions were: Wet, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Foggy, Stormy, Warm, Wet, Windy. We rode: Mellow slopes. Riding quality was ok.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.