Marriott Basin

South Coast Inland

benjaminlucas , Sunday 3rd April, 2022 8:45PM

Skied Marriott Basin April 2nd - 3rd. Saturday had approx. 10 cm of new snow on top of a moderate crust. Skied SE facing glades, crust was noticeable but still fun skiing. Sun and cloud for most of the day, snow started around 15:00. Woke up to approx. 25 cm of new snow on Sunday. Overnight storm snow did not bond well to crust on steeper slopes. Had great turns on lower angle E facing slopes at and slightly above tree line. Snowfall rate appeared to increase throughout the day. Still snowing when we got to the parking lot at 14:00.

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

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