Sherbrooke Lake rock slide area

Little Yoho

Gig Kingsford , Monday 25th November, 2019 9:55AM

Enjoyed some great turns tucked away in the back of the Sherbrooke lake area yesterday. Challenging travel to get up past the dense trees at lake level but worth the struggle.

Snow conditions were: Deep powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Windy, Cloudy. We rode: Dense trees, Convex slopes, Steep slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Snowpack

CTM 16 down 25. MFC down 60, knife hardness 4F facets below Found a crust on south aspects further back. A small wind loaded pocket cracked when encountered. I was able to encourage it along with several pushes with the skis on.

Location

51.46141000 -116.38458000

Sherbrooke Lake rock slide area

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN