Onion cornice collapse

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

ericdanielgrant , Saturday 9th January, 2021 6:30PM

Great day of skiing on Crowfoot mountain. Variable powder and wind crust.

Snow conditions were: Hard, Wind affected, Powder. Weather conditions were: Windy, Warm, Sunny. We rode: Alpine slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday.


Heard the cornice collapse/ avalanche just after exiting the canyon below bow hut on our way to Crowfoot Mountain. Shortly after we were able to see the recent avalanche. We also noted a recent ish size 2 slab avlanches on Vulture Peak and a loose wet off of the south slopes of Jimmy Jr. Pictures of each id the three.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN