Panorama Backcountry

Purcells

strongian42 , Saturday 2nd January, 2021 5:50PM

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Wind affected, Powder. Weather conditions were: Windy, Cloudy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Dense trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes, Convex slopes, Open trees. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow. Slab avalanches today or yesterday. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Avalanche

Small wind slab that broke at the crest of a ridge. Pretty small probably not even a class 1. Propagated further than it ran

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN