Hike up Secondary Ridge. Quick hand shear test, failure 40cms to facet layer. Popped fairly easy. Some big settlement but no cracking. Did some aggressive ski cutting with no results.
Snow conditions were: Deep powder. Weather conditions were: Windy, Cloudy, Sunny. We rode: Convex slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Steep slopes. Riding quality was amazing.
Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.
Source: Avalanche Canada MIN