Rain and Fog

JohnT

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Wet. Weather conditions were: Wet, Stormy, Windy, Foggy.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow. 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.

Snowpack

Dug a 120cm deep test pit. Two rough (cut with a stick) column test were ECT30. Snow appeared to be wet down to 60cm with the top 30cm being very wet. Thick crust at 120cm Hiked up to 1350m. No indicators like there was 2 days ago but snow is building on 60° plus rock faces that it wasn't before.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN