East peak SE side

Kootenay Boundary

qstelter , Tuesday 21st December, 2021 9:45AM

North side of East peak heavily wind affected with wind slabs. SE face offered wind protected terrain in trees.

Snow conditions were: Powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cold, Sunny. We rode: Open trees, Sunny slopes. We avoided: Convex slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was good.

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

Snowpack

Dug pit in wind protected opening at SE face at treeline. Persistent weak layer 100cm down unreactive with tests performed. ECTX CTE 4 RP 26 Down CTE 5 RP 26 Down