Tablelands South West Gulch

Steve Wheeler

Rode the main chute in south west gulch, from base with 10 cm wind slab. Facing east, safe. Further south in the valley, on pitches facing south east, snow absorbed more sun, 10 cm wind slab was heavy, and steep pitches were shedding into avalanches - small, level 1. Played it safe Skied Japanese trees, safe, but sun also warmed snow. Sun crust will be present once new snow arrives

Weather conditions were: Warm, Sunny. We rode: Alpine slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN