Black Mountain Fitness Lap
-11C at the parking lot (Lot 3B, Cypress Mountain) 30+ cm of unconsolidated light and fluffy snow on top of a hard rain crust, presumably from the freezing rain we got on the night of Dec 22nd. No cracking or whumpfing observed. Early season hazards are mostly filled in.
Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Cold. We rode: Mellow slopes. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was good.
Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.