Kees & Claire Approach avy

Sea to Sky

msulkers , Friday 8th January, 2021 7:35AM

Info passed on by Scott and Erika, ACMG guides. Notable: Ski touring across flats in middle notch just before Kees & Claire Hut.    Sr 20m flat.  W aspect 1930m 70 m wide 100 m long Crown thickness 70-200cm Size 2.5 with deposit up to 2m deep 35 deg at top fracture on smooth convex roll becoming a steep windswept rocky outcrop followed by a gully over the summer trail. Clear evidence that the summer trail through the lower notch should not be used in winter. 

Snow conditions were: Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Sunny. We rode: Alpine slopes. We avoided: Steep slopes, Convex slopes. Riding quality was good.

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

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN