Cut Block Turns

alexcebulski

.5 size avalanche observed on north facing cut block. Fractured on unsupported convex roll (not surprising). Slide appeared to be from wind transported snow deposited on surface hoar from earlier in the week. The propagation of this slide is concerning. Roughly 50 m wide.

Snow conditions were: Wind affected, Powder. Weather conditions were: Cold, Windy. We avoided: Alpine slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN