Mt. Whymper

brian.havinga

Observed storm slab conditions when approaching convex ridges of moraines. Observed “woomphing” when approaching these areas. Cracks propagated out 10ft or so. Avoided areas. Be wary of the lee side of crests in the alpine on N/NE slopes Other than these areas snow was very supportive and riding conditions were great.

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

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.

Location

51.18842792 -116.23648179

Mt. Whymper

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN