Miners and S Couloir

tim

We skied miners to start with great powder and then traversed across old avy debris to S couloir on Grassi. We encountered windslab in a couple of spots and 2/3rds of the way up turned around because we were concerned with a wind effected pocket and consequences of even a small slide.

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Deep powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cold. We rode: Alpine slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.