Hollyburn low 20201230

jim

Good riding between the road and 1200m. Above 1200m was not safe.

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Deep powder. Weather conditions were: Stormy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Open trees. We avoided: Steep slopes, Convex slopes. Riding quality was good.

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

Weather

25cm ski pen

Avalanche

Sc Sz1⬇️30 on the crust which is everywhere is easy to trigger when above 1200m. The same layer seems to be slabbing less when below 1000m. No Na activity noted. No whumphing, only cracking. This may change with continued storm snow through the day.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN