Wind slabs on shames

Northwest Coastal

vargaswyatt , Friday 12th February, 2021 7:50PM

Large slab avalanches covering much of the mountainside in the picture of the mountain landscape. Skier triggered wind crust slide on a small steep chute, easily skied put and away. Lots of avy activity all over the landscape.

Snow conditions were: Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cold, Windy. We rode: Alpine slopes, Dense trees. Riding quality was ok.

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN