Rossland Range Update

Kootenay Boundary

keith , Saturday 18th December, 2021 8:15PM

AST 1 course had their field day in the Rossland Range and got numerous whumpfs on the uptrack between 1800-2000m, on south-facing terrain. Suspect that the collapse was between the Atmospheric River Rain Crusts #2 and #3 from mid-late November. A discussion about the snowpack can be found on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tl74VHvTPRc

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Cold. We rode: Open trees. We avoided: Steep slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.