A Chill(y) South East Day

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Sunny day with occasional flurries. North west winds were developing wind slabs on lee slopes at ridge top. Completed compression test, extended column test and rutschblock test in a sheltered area and didn't get any results.

Snow conditions were: Powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cold, Windy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.