packhamavalancheconsulting , Monday 4th January, 2021 5:20PM
Dug pit at 1960 meters on a North aspect. Extended Column Test failed and propagated down 22 and 34cms on the 4th and 6th tap. No deeper results. Compression test easy result repeated down 22cms sudden planar, and down 68cms on faceting surface hoar above crust, sudden planar result as well. North aspect was fairly well wind reset with the predominant South winds overnight.
Snow conditions were: Wind affected, Powder. Weather conditions were: Wet, Stormy, Windy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Open trees. Riding quality was good.
Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.
Source: Avalanche Canada MIN