Early Braap Gets the Pow


deeppowdermanymountains , Friday 26th March, 2021 3:20PM

40 cm of storm snow, 15 overnight, with a total base of 245 cm at the lucille cabin. The alpine was wind hammered, so we stayed in the mellow slopes around treeline sniffing out the pockets of deep pow. The sun came out and the temperature was above 0 when we returned to the staging area around noon.

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

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours. Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.