Couloir en S

Chic-Chocs, Avalanche Quebec

matteoarnaldi , Friday 19th March, 2021 3:50PM

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Powder. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Cold, Stormy, Windy. We rode: Alpine slopes, Dense trees, Open trees, Steep slopes. We avoided: Convex slopes. Riding quality was good.

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

Weather

Low visibility (40 meters max)

Incident

Skier planted an ice axe into the summit ice crust and jumped 5 times on the convexity to trigger the avalanche.