Duffey

South Coast Inland

alisonstewpat , Sunday 14th March, 2021 2:45PM

Went for an early ski up on North-East aspects. Started early as the freezing level was rising to ~2200m around in the early afternoon. We limited our exposure time to the prominent cornices. Wind slab is bonding well mid-pack.

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Sunny, Warm, Windy. We rode: Convex slopes, Dense trees, Open trees, Steep slopes. We avoided: Sunny slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

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

Snowpack

ECTX CTN Two prominent surface layers. 28 cm of fist resistance new snow, 28 cm of 1 finger resistance wind slab. Wind slab is bonded well to the mid pack.