Some sluffing on steep terrain (confined to the upper few cm), but otherwise very little moving around.

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Cold. We rode: Dense trees, Steep slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday. 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.


Upper snowpack (20-30cm) was not very cohesive. Moderate, broken compression test results down 25cm. Down about 80cm we noted a thin crust. No results here on compression tests.


No precip in the morning (started at about 13:00). About 5cm on our cars when we got back around 14:00 and dumping!! Light winds. Observations taken at 1150m.