Halcyon (Getting after it)

Yukon

rachelonsorge , Wednesday 6th April, 2022 9:45PM

Snow conditions were: Powder, Wet, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Sunny, Warm. We rode: Alpine slopes, Mellow slopes, Steep slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.

Snowpack

Two compression tests without result, on 35 degree slope. But upon dropping the pillars (for science!) They both broke clean across facet layer noted down 65. Some pinwheels noted in the area when the sun was out. Depth deeper than my probe!

Weather

Clear and sunny early afternoon, becoming overcast later in the day. Moderate Easterly wind near the summit late afternoon.