Mt Washington AST 2 day 1

Vancouver Island

Daniel Tully , Friday 8th March, 2024 6:20PM

Investigated snow pack 1000m -1200m tested all aspect Hs range 0-2.5m. Ski pen 0-50cm. snow surface ranged from pencil rime crust, pencil (solar aspect, windward aspects). Dry snow non wind effect fist easy, wind slab 1 finger easy lots of new snow and wind all day confirmed wind slab activity on wind slab persistent crust SSW. 30-50cms deep, propagating cracks, early cross load. Cornices highly reactive to light loads, beginning to propagate. However after multiple releases, no fully leeward slab release.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN