Chickadee-Boom Col

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

jschmalenberg , Thursday 5th March, 2020 10:25PM

No naturals observed. Felt slabby at ~2000m once in assumed wind effect terrain near col. Lee aspect from col to Boom lake looked erratically loaded. No shooting cracks observed. Comfortable with exposure at avalanche run-outs and trim line mid-track and below wind effect.

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Powder. Weather conditions were: Cloudy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes, Open trees. Riding quality was good.

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

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN