Macgill shoulder

Glacier National Park

Olga Erasova , Wednesday 3rd February, 2021 5:50PM

Skied two laps in Macgill shoulder glades and finished down skier's right Gunbarrel into the main slide path. No slabs or cracking observed today. Easy to moderate results on suncrust on SW aspect on hand sheer tests down 40cm. Other group reported CTM 19 in their pit at the same depth. Storm snow has settled a lot but still skied well in sheltered areas. Temperature/rain crust below about 1350m.

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

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN