Below east ridge

Kootenay Boundary

Dylan Wyer , Saturday 14th November, 2020 9:30PM

First walk of the year. Didn’t go higher then 1950m Did beacon searches and dug pits Minimal skiing happened - did notice tracks coming down east ridge and saw no evidence of further avalanche activity from below the ridge

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours. Slab avalanches today or yesterday. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks.

Snowpack

Rutschblock test score 3 Photo of snowpack is after skier applied pressure with out lifting heels 20cm cracked with first weight 45cm cracked soon after 70cm after pressure with out lifting heels Result propagated the full 2 meters no result when doing an ECT

Avalanche

Just spotted from across a small gully. Concerning to see at low elevation in trees

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN