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Lizard Range and Flathead

Danyal Taylor , Wednesday 3rd February, 2021 4:55PM

Triggered a small slide on a convex roll. Failed on probable surface hoar layer. Crown 30cm - didn’t run far as it was a small feature and we were avoiding avalanche terrain and micro avalanche features. Side note: We saw one guy on ridge 2000 who was carried in a 1.5 (separate incident). Super touchy out there.

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

Avalanche

Small slide. Avoided the convex roll and steep slope in fish bowl because of the instability on the lizard range.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN