Needle Ridge

South Coast Inland

matt-johnson1989 , Wednesday 31st March, 2021 10:45AM

Great snow Ball making snow from the storm made for fun riding in the trees. The sun and wind exposed ridge felt stickier and evidence of wind transport could be seen.

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Powder. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Convex slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was good.

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


0-30 cm down fist snow 30-50cm four finger 50-60cm three fingers 60 -70cm one finger 70-100 pencil


Looks like a windslab released after the recent storm underneath a small cornice.