Ursus Trees

Glacier National Park

Meshwell Boschmann , Saturday 21st November, 2020 3:45PM

Broke trail to the top of the Ursus Trees. 15 cm overnight at the trailhead. 25-30cm on yesterday's uptrack at treeline. The snow felt a little dense because of the wind and the warmer temperatures. Ski quality was still very good with plenty of faceshots. Very busy up there and by the time we finished our third lap, the snow was getting quite choppy. Lots of avalanche activity overnight in Connaught Creek, see avalanche tab.

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Deep powder, Powder. Weather conditions were: Cloudy. We rode: Steep slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes. Riding quality was good.

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

Snowpack

No digging today. Nov 5th crust 105cm down at 2000m (TL) on SE aspect.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN