Mount Hosmer

Lizard Range and Flathead

mattszczepanski.ms , Wednesday 5th January, 2022 9:30PM

Exploring solar aspects up Mount Hosmer on a cold day. Sunshine in the Alpine made the frosty walk worthwhile!

Snow conditions were: Powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cold, Sunny. We rode: Alpine slopes, Dense trees, Mellow slopes, Open trees, Steep slopes, Sunny slopes. We avoided: Convex slopes. Riding quality was good.

Snowpack

Sunny, open, wind-loaded slope at treeline. Test Results: ECTX, CTM 12/14 (BRK) down 40 on DF 2, CTH 15/15 (RP) down 105 on PPgp 2-3

Avalanche

Natural activity to sz 3 during last cycle. Some more recent Loose Dry sz 1 out of steep features.