Bow Summit

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

Brandon Gulstene , Monday 15th November, 2021 8:00AM

Snow conditions were: Deep powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Warm, Wet, Windy. We rode: Dense trees, Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Avalanche

Around south shoulder. 40m to the climbers left of the small couloir that intersects with dog leg. Likely windloaded pocket in rock face that released and stepped down into storm snow on slopes below. Ran half way to the bench below. No picture of bigger slide. Also observed multiple remote triggers of SZ0.5 Storm Slabs BTL, in the large gulley headed back towards parking lot. (See attached photos)