Wolverine Ridge

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

brando , Sunday 19th December, 2021 7:05PM

Good powder skiing in trees but the snow felt a little heavy. We skied mellow slopes and open trees.The snow was definitely more wind effected at treeline at the crest of the ridge. We heard some whumpfing but didn't observe any natural avalanches.

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

Avalache Conditions: Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Snowpack

North aspect at 2385m near the crest of the ridge.

Weather

Scattered clouds with periods light snow. Very light wind on ridge top.