Heather Mountain

R Newcombe

60cm and counting on Heather’s weather station in the last 3 days. Snow was heavy but soft. No signs of instability but stayed out of the alpine and didn’t leave the logging road. 20cm @450m, 1.2m @950m

Snow conditions were: Deep powder. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Stormy, Warm, Wet. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.

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


Heavy snowfall off and on. Snowflakes the size of golf balls at times! Biggest I’ve seen