Connaught Creek

Glacier National Park

dan.kooymans , Saturday 13th November, 2021 8:00AM

Snowing 1-2cm per hour. Dense + wet snow up to 2200m (did not climb higher) Heard 2 large avalanches in Connaught Creek area ~9:30/10am 12 November Observed debris at valley bottom of STS couloir at ~11am Observed shooting cracks underfoot ~15-20m on an open slope SE aspect at ~2000m

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Powder, Wet. Weather conditions were: Stormy, Wet, Windy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Convex slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.