Cornice failure radar bowl

South Columbia

Brenda Zeelenberg , Monday 21st March, 2022 7:55AM

Cornice failure on top of goat. Gave very very easily. We’re probing and felt the ground, but remote triggered the Cornace. A friend w a drone took this screenshot. Cornice didn’t run down far Later on a NE Facing slope a big whumpf when we were on top of a windslab. Turned around and decided not to go up any farther.

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

Avalache Conditions: Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Avalanche

Size 1 triggered on skiers left of lovers lane, not the chute itself