Pulpit knobs 4 and 5

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

chris1perra , Sunday 8th March, 2020 7:50PM

Most of pulpit 4 has been skied. Very hot when the sun was out but snow quality was still good on south facing slopes of moderate angle. Some sluffing observed from steep cliffs or solar slopes.

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Cold, Warm. We rode: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes, Steep slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

Snowpack

At noon Rutchblock 6 on recent storm snow (25cm) Several more jumps failed on an older storm interface (50cm) Resistant, uneven on both, 50% of block Good looking snowpack going from fist to 4f to 1f with 20cm of small facet grains at the bottom. See photos

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN