NL Field Team
We traveled into the new Hydro Road and to Blue Mountain. great going on the roads but not enough snow to venture cross country. Snow ranged from 30-90cm.
Snow conditions were: Heavy, Powder. Weather conditions were: Cold, Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.
We dug 2 pits, NW and NE aspects. We had a few hard results CTHs and ECTPs that failed on a facet layer just above a firm crust close to the ground.
Source: Avalanche Canada MIN