South Coast Inland
mgorelova , Monday 18th April, 2022 12:15PM
Icy conditions in the morning below treeline. Equinox skied smoothly on untouched powder and over previous days tracks, no chunks. Snow on the ridge is heavily wind effected and boilerplate on the summit block. Rapid warming and strong solar action starting at around 1pm, top 2-5cm softened up below treeline on the ski out and wet but supportive snow on the road. Included photos of conditions on upper Joffre shoulder.
Snow conditions were: Hard, Powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Sunny, Warm. We rode: Alpine slopes, Dense trees, Open trees, Steep slopes. Riding quality was good.
Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.