Chilliwack River Valley

South Coast Inland

Joe McKeen , Saturday 13th February, 2021 6:25PM

Arctic air receding through the day, warming to -5 in the alpine. Observed 30cms storm snow bonding well to a soft underlying crust on E aspects around 1600m. E Facing gully feature observed to have run full path during last cycle. Approx 1m crown, possibly more than 100m wide, running 750 vertical meters. Travel from valley bottom is arduous.

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Stormy, Cloudy. We rode: Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.

Avalanche

Presumably triggered naturally during last cycle, Feb 6-7th. 1600m E facing alpine slope.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN