Great morning at Tent Ridge with better than expected snow. About 10cm of wind effected powder ontop of a supportive crust. Overnight freeze was solid, with the light wind keeping the snow cool. The morning sun was just starting to moisten the snow by 9 am in the alpine in wind protected NE terrain. No signs of instability. We skied from the summit with a slight detour around the wind scoured rock about 50m below the summit.
Snow conditions were: Crusty, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Sunny, Warm. We rode: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was good.
Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.