great skiing on north aspect

Kootenay Boundary

a_mihalj , Tuesday 23rd March, 2021 3:25PM

north aspect trees riding very well. up to 20 cm of ski pen, powder. cut into some steep wind loaded east steep slopes ( 37-40 deg) with no results at around 1800 m saw wet size 1s on steep south facing slopes saw some surface hoar growth at 1700 m on n aspect up to 8 mm on treed sheltered slope

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Sunny, Warm. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees, Steep slopes. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

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