Blue Mountain

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.

Snowpack

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