North Rockies

Tanner Ross , Saturday 15th February, 2020 6:20PM

While traveling up to the alpine confirmed there was 100+cm of new fist dense storm snow Cut 2 small convex rolls with no results. Completed test profile at 2000 meters in a sheltered low angle south facing area. Snowpack depth was full probe plus arm (355cm) Boot penetration was 75 cm Snowpack test results: Repeated moderate compression test results Down 50cm on a Preserved surface hoar layer w/ full propagation on extended column test. Conditions were certified epic!!

Snow conditions were: Deep powder. Weather conditions were: Stormy. We rode: Alpine slopes, Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Steep slopes, Convex slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN