Lumps circa Brockton Peak

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Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Sunny slopes, Convex slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.

Snowpack

CT #1 depth 170 RP 13 down 10 cm BR 23 down 50 cm CT #2 depth 170 RP 10 down 10 cm RP 14 down 20 cm BR 24 down 30 cm Snow density I noticed a much denser layer at the bottom of the snowpack; 1 F to 60 cm, Knife at 170cm. The slope tested was near a wind drift at the top of a lump beneath First Pump.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN