Bring yer gortex

North Columbia

beachjye , Wednesday 12th January, 2022 9:05PM

A quick recon mission this afternoon. Easy hand shears and small slabs on un supported features down 25-35 on (Jan 10?)SH, stellar/needle combo F+,4F @ 1800-1950m. Some cracking at ski tips up to 1.5m. Not alot of propagation or energy. S1 to s2 at times. Calm winds. Warm, wet and heavy was the theme today.

Snow conditions were: Deep powder, Heavy, Powder, Wet. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Warm, Wet. We rode: Dense trees, Mellow slopes, Open trees. 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. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks. Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.