West Nile

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

Thom Jordan , Monday 9th March, 2020 11:50AM

A good day of skiing at West Nile. Loose-dry sluffing on steep slopes and convex rolls. Sun packed a punch and observed point-release sluffing in alpine

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Warm. We rode: Mellow slopes, Convex slopes, Sunny slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.


Loose-dry sluffing on steep slopes. Warm afternoon temperatures were warming things up in the alpine and we observed lots of sluffing up high

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN