Observation Glades

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

Snowpack

Dug a pit on a 30 degree aspect just above tree line below observation peak. Failed sudden clean planar CTH 13 down 30 cms. Failed crusty resistant CTH 30 on November rain crust. Decided not to go up any higher due to test result. No instabilities observed below tree line.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN