Crowfoot Shoots/Glades

Banff Yoho & Kootenay National Park

vicky.rochefort , Friday 25th March, 2022 7:05AM

8-10cm fresh snow on top of sun crust. Found the match 24th crust (see attached photo) First skied a shoot (on NNE aspect), then mellow to steep glades on second lap (NNW)

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Heavy, Powder. Weather conditions were: Sunny, Warm, Windy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees, Steep slopes. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was ok.

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