Circus/Portal

Jasper National Park

liski , Monday 1st March, 2021 8:26PM

As expected, alpine heavily wind affected with a variety of breakable/supportive wind slabs. Skied south aspect slope which was slightly better snow quality than the north approach. Circus valley area still pretty thin (80cm valley bottom).

Snow conditions were: Powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Cold, Sunny. We rode: Alpine slopes, Dense trees, Open trees, Steep slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was ok.

Weather

Cloudy and colder than expected in the morning, sun packing more of a punch by the afternoon. Moderate winds didn't seem to pick up til later in the day but I'm no weatherman.