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South Columbia

SlitheringKat , Friday 5th February, 2021 9:50AM

We rode mainly dense trees, burn area. Conditions were very cloudy and fogged in. It rained for half the day, freezing on our goggles what felt like every 200m we went. Rain was noted at 1950m and below. Crust was developing at the end of our ride and creating large whumpfing One in our group witnessed a slide that surprised him in low angle terrain

Snow conditions were: Deep powder, Powder. Weather conditions were: Wet, Foggy, Cloudy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes, Open trees. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours. Slab avalanches today or yesterday. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN