Hamilton lake to emerald slide path

Little Yoho

SBK102 , Friday 2nd April, 2021 9:40PM

Evidence of natural activity in the past 48-72hours off of the south ridge of mt carnavon. Skiied emerald slide path from the peak, top was nice wind filled winter skiing in more polar aspects, middle was horrible crust and the bottom turned to nice shmooie spring skiing conditions.

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Wet, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Warm, Windy. We rode: Alpine slopes, Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Convex slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.

Weather

Winds built through the day gusting to strong at ridge top. No rain was experienced just cant seem to delete the rain rate input.

Avalanche

Na sz 2 likely due to cornice failure triggering wind slab in the immediate lee, 30-40 cm deep, 20m wide, running ~400m. On a SE aspect at aprox 2300m within the last 48-72 hours with the start zone already beginning to reload