Napoleon Spur

Glacier National Park

stenbergemelie , Monday 4th January, 2021 8:35PM

Snow conditions were: Deep powder. Weather conditions were: Wet, Warm, Cloudy. We rode: Steep slopes, Open trees. Riding quality was amazing.

Avalanche

30-40cm recent HST, failing as soft slabs on small unsupported features BTL. Test profile at 1900m SE asp, finding the Dec 26 SH down 70 cms (2mm), producing mod RP results. Evidence of widespread natural cycle running earlier in the storm in steep BTL terrain. One skier accidental at 1500m, S asp on a convexity next to terrain that had ran naturally. Failed on Dec 26 well preserved SH down 50cm.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN