Hummingbird Pass

Kootenay Boundary

jhorembala , Wednesday 6th January, 2021 6:25PM

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

Avalanche

Witnessed a size 1-1.5 avalanche. Lots of natural size 1-1.5 skinning into Hummingbird pass. All of the natural activity was noted on North East /East slopes. Ended up skiing a mellow South aspect Below tree line, noticed cracking and storm slab formation on slopes over 30 degrees.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN