Observation sub peak

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

Brendan Maggs , Sunday 8th March, 2020 7:05PM

Hand shear test had the new snow sliding on old surface layer One crack on steeper open slope otherwise snowpack seemed well bonded and no whumping or other cracks observed

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Sunny slopes, Open trees. Riding quality was good.

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

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN