Azouzetta Lake - W Facing Slope

North Rockies

Theodore Scott , Friday 29th November, 2019 11:56AM

Note the snow study was made at a lower elevation with similar exposure. 2" top crust with 1ft powder underneath resting on a second, firmer crust over consolidated snow. Drum noises, cracking. Observed one broad fresh-looking slab avalanche on apparent steep wind-loaded west-facing slope just above treeline.

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cold, Sunny.

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.

Location

55.39493000 -122.58948000

Azouzetta Lake - W Facing Slope

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN