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North Rockies

ksharman , Monday 4th April, 2022 10:00AM

Skied a bowl in the Perry Creek drainage. The snowpack is quite well settled and firm, with a few cm of powder in the shady areas, and up to 5 cm windblown powder in the lee alpine slopes. Sunny aspects were starting to go to corn, but not fully cooked. Some big chunks that fell off the big cornice.

Snow conditions were: Hard, Powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Sunny, Warm, Windy. We rode: Alpine slopes, Mellow slopes, Open trees, Steep slopes. Riding quality was good.

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