Steep Creek conditions

South Coast Inland

albertocsanz , Monday 18th April, 2022 10:25PM

Skied up to the hut and above the ridge to the North of it at 1950m. Snow was terrible, with breakable crust throughout below that elevation on E and NE aspects. Plenty of avalanche debris on all steep North facing slopes South of the lake. Light snow all day, temp at the hut was -2C and rising. Other group reported good preserved snow on Chute 56 by the time we left the area at 4PM.

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Wet. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Warm, Wet. We rode: Alpine slopes, Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Steep slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was terrible.