Supportive crust skiing
Waterton Lakes National Park
Waterton Visitor Safety , Friday 14th January, 2022 3:25PM
A 15 cm rain crust exists up to 2000m. A 1 cm temp crust exists to 2400m on solar aspects. Hard windslabs found in sheltered areas in AL. Dug a pit at 2400m, SE aspect :CTH 21 down 10 cm in wind slab. Supportive crust skiing on solar aspects. Slow down at 1750m where skiing gets more challenging with breakable crust.
Snow conditions were: Crusty, Hard. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Sunny, Warm, Windy. We rode: Open trees. Riding quality was ok.