Low Angle Dangle


With the possibility of windslabs, we decided to travel on low angle terrain while hunting for signs of wind loading. Ridges were scoured and lee slopes were loaded. We found some easy to moderate results on a layer 40cm deep. SE aspect.

Snow conditions were: Powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cold, Sunny, Windy. We rode: Alpine slopes, Sunny slopes. We avoided: Convex slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.

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