Dome wind slab

Northwest Coastal

chataway.mike , Friday 8th January, 2021 10:30PM

Signs of strong south wind overnight with large new drifts 3+ ft high. Upper elevation into the V from burnt trees and Prayer Flags heavily wind loaded last night. One whumph on flats above waterfall trees.

Snow conditions were: Wind affected, Powder. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours. Slab avalanches today or yesterday. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN