Hero’s Knob


Numerous slab avalanches at the base of the cliffs below Mount Smith-Dorrien up to sz1.5.

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Cold, Sunny. We rode: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes, Steep slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday.


0-30cm storm snow overlays a variety of surfaces formed during the last week. Buried wind slab facets more wind slab. Overall the midpack is unresponsive to significant additional load. The snowpack continues to settle and get stronger.


Spindrift slabs on east flank of Mt Smith-Dorrien overloading and avalanching.