Needle/Flatiron

South Coast Inland

noahcvarley , Thursday 31st December, 2020 8:50AM

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Wind affected, Powder. Weather conditions were: Windy, Cloudy. We rode: Alpine slopes, Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Open trees. We avoided: Steep slopes, Convex slopes. Riding quality was good.

Snowpack

Wind pressed from SW winds Did 2 CT. No failures from either. Slight movement in layer at 25cm at CTH27 in 2nd CT. Layer down 25 storm snow Layer down 40 sitting on 1F crust (when pulling on the column after CT, planar break on this layer but only with significant force)

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN