Asulkan Hut

Glacier National Park

Steven Noël , Thursday 24th March, 2022 5:15PM

Skiing in the Asulkan Valley today. Snowed ~20cm overnight at the hut. About -10 this AM. Some wind affect found in prone places. Storm snow mildly reactive in hand shears. Skied a variety of aspects including the Youngs Headwall and Peak 2672. A few small natural wind slabs and one serac triggered size 2 observed. Many parties skied the Young Traverse, Forever Young, and Thorington. Excellent boot to knee powder in sheltered aspects. A couple small wet slabs observed ~2000m.

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

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday.