Sunny tour to lumps below Pump Peak

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Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Warm, Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes, Convex slopes. Riding quality was good.

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

Snowpack

CT #1 Depth 170 cm RP 13 down 10 cm BR 23 down 50 cm CT #2 Depth 170 cm RP 10 down 10 cm RP 14 down 20 cm BR 24 down 30 cm Snow density was 1 F at 50 cm and 60 cm. Knife at 170 cm. We dug out pit at the top of a lump under Pump Peak near a wind drift.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN