East Peak E Ridge

Kootenay Boundary

Iron Poody , Sunday 9th January, 2022 7:50AM

No new avalanches observed. Unable to observe runouts. Start zones throughout Smoke-a-Bowl (NW to SE ridgetop features at TL) looked scoured.

Snow conditions were: Heavy. Weather conditions were: Cloudy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.

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

Snowpack

Had an easy RP result down 10, but more concern is for the planar fracture down 35 - recent storm snow. Unable to observe propagation quality.