good skiing on low angled terrain

Lizard Range and Flathead

a_mihalj , Friday 5th February, 2021 6:05AM

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Powder. Weather conditions were: Warm, Cloudy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Dense trees, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes, Convex slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Snowpack

sudden planar fracture across entire column in ECT on 23 taps. well preserved surface hoar was discovered to be cause of the layer failure with size around 10 mm heard large nature avalanche by bizzaros and perly gates maybe started by wind loading as snow was observed being transported by wind over headwall onto north/north east slopes

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN