Seymour Windslabs


Quick lap to pump peak, left before it warmed up. Crust with a few cm on top on S aspects, no ski pen through crust. Wind affected snow on N and NE aspect with various CT results above and at MFCr

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Sunny. We avoided: Convex slopes. Riding quality was terrible.


Recent wind transported snow fractured on steep rolls under skis in leeward terrain. Obvious melt freeze crusts at 65, 80 and 85 down. CTE on top 10 F density snow CTM 30 and 35 down, SP in 4F wind slab. No visible layer before test. CTH results 60 and 65 down, SP in 1F density. Fractured above and at first crust.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN