Bruins Trees, Avalanche

Glacier National Park

Zach Birnie , Saturday 14th November, 2020 7:45PM

Snow conditions were: Deep powder. Weather conditions were: Stormy. We rode: Alpine slopes, Dense trees. Riding quality was amazing.

Snowpack

30-60cm Fist density snow, on Top of Nov7 1 finger rain crust.

Weather

-8 Moderate Wind. Cross loading observed.

Incident

Trickle Down / Cross Loading under Bruins Ridge. Created easily triggered storm slab through trees under cliff.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN