Kootenay Pass

Kootenay Boundary

oliviaannejohnson , Thursday 28th November, 2019 9:41AM

Good wind sifty skiing on the N/NE side. 30-50cms of snow on top of rain crust. Anything S facing was completely wind stripped until below treeline (skiing was good below treeline)

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

Weather

Strong winds at ridge top, trending to moderate as we dropped in on the N/NE side.

Avalanche

Soft wind slab at ridge top, 10-25cm crown, maximum size 1. Wind slab disappeared 10m below ridge top.

Location

49.05142948 -117.03477785

Kootenay Pass

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN