Log Cabin


rachelonsorge , Tuesday 11th January, 2022 6:00PM

Beautiful powder skiing at/below tree line, loose wind slab forming above tree line. Avoided Alpine/>30 degree slopes. Pit dug near tree line Sudden fracture at 95 (compression test and skier loading) with loose snow above (slabbing at higher elevation) Faceted base Temps: Air -3 Base: -2 Near Surface snow: -10 125 snow depth CTE 3 (SDN) up 95 CTH (BRK) up 80

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

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours. Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.