Fairly strong south east wind on pump peak. Thin rain crust above about 10cm of heavy powder existed from parking lot to near summit. As the sun came out, the crust was melting on south aspects. Skin track up to pump was icy in sections.

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Heavy. Weather conditions were: Sunny, Warm, Windy. We rode: Open trees, Sunny slopes. We avoided: Convex slopes. Riding quality was ok.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.