NW of Pump Peak

JohnT

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Hard, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Wet, Stormy, Windy, Foggy. We avoided: Alpine slopes.

Snowpack

Above 1300m condition varied between frozen rain and snow. 2 very thick crusts separated by 30-60mm seem to have formed over the last 2 days. Crusts start at 1320m. Depending on aspect and wind load there is 0 -200mm of new snow sitting on the crust that was sliding underfoot.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN