Crow Gulch

grosmorneoutdoor

Top portion of snowpack froze, but below didn't. Pinwheels, Chuck's, wet sloppy snow as soon as thing heated up. Skinned up 100 meters bottom portion of couloir, but all signs pointed to no.

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Wet. Weather conditions were: Sunny, Warm. We rode: Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was terrible.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.