Gorge spookiness

North Columbia

kykliss , Friday 13th November, 2020 2:30PM

Snow conditions were: Wet, Deep powder, Powder. Weather conditions were: Cold, Stormy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Dense trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes, Convex slopes, Open trees. 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.

Incident

1.5 was triggered remotely by fall snow from trees. Starting as loose dry, the snow propagated and carried momentum into our skin track and took two people in our group for a small ride

Avalanche

Storm slab is highly reactive

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN