Coq Pow

South Coast Inland

Pie Boy , Saturday 9th January, 2021 11:15PM

Northwest ridge approach was heavily wind scoured. 10cm windslab breaking off, otherwise minimal ski penetration. Snow quality excellent in protected pockets on east bowl below ridge top. Sz 1-2 on east aspects from last storm cycle, covered with 10-15cm of soft snow. Descent on north bowl had variable snow, with a slight temperature crust. Glide cracks visible in lower slabs.

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Hard, Wind affected, Powder. Weather conditions were: Warm, Cloudy, Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Steep slopes, Sunny slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Convex slopes. Riding quality was good.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN