Swiss Glacier

Glacier National Park

tomman , Tuesday 16th April, 2019 7:10PM

Experienced several large settlements while crossing the Swiss Glacier.

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Wind affected, Powder. We rode: Alpine slopes, Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Convex slopes, Steep slopes, Sunny slopes, Open trees. Riding quality was ok.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Location

51.34902244 -117.52242327

Swiss Glacier

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN

Danger Ratings

Mon Apr. 15th
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Alpine
    Moderate
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Treeline
    Moderate
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Below Treeline
    Moderate
Tue Apr. 16th
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Alpine
    Moderate
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Treeline
    Low
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is Moderate Below Treeline
    Low
Wed Apr. 17th
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is High Alpine
    High
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is High Treeline
    Considerable
  • An icon showing the alpine danger rating is High Below Treeline
    Moderate