Redoubt Bowl

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

kseel , Tuesday 29th December, 2020 4:15PM

Size 1.5 to 2 avalanches in the belly of Redoubt Bowl which look to have ran from the end of the last storm cycle. No recent avalanche activity in the last 24 hrs. Good ski quality on non wind affected areas. Fast and silky.

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Cold. We rode: Alpine slopes, Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Convex slopes, Steep slopes, Open trees. Riding quality was good.

Snowpack

CTH 20 × 2 down 30 and 40 cm, sudden collapse, went on the same tap (20). Also got an easy shear below the new storm snow from the last few days down 12cm.

Weather

Wx: no temperature inversion with the high pressure system and was consistently cold all day. Very high humidity made for cold exposed body parts.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN