Hilda with snow!

Jasper National Park

jhiemstra , Thursday 19th November, 2020 6:55PM

Snow conditions were: Deep powder. Weather conditions were: Stormy, Foggy, Cloudy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

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

Snowpack

Storm snow failing CTM 13, 11, 10 RP down 28 DF1-2 Wind slab under new snow CTM 18, 19 SC down 38 FC1-2 Nov 4th crust down 64 cm, unreactive throughout tests. Basal failure CTH 29, 20, BK down 90 FC, DH 3-5

Avalanche

Several small loose dry avalanches witnessed out of steep, rocky terrain. A wind slab size 1 observed in a N aspect bowl, running 300m.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN