Frisbee Range Early Season

North Columbia

Andrea Rudkin , Friday 22nd November, 2019 6:30AM

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Hard, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Warm, Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes. We avoided: Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.

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

Snowpack

Snowpack was 120 cm deep. 65 cm from top was a 1 - 3 cm thick layer of very crystalline snow. Failure occurred on column on last and hardest hit of stability test 40 cm from top. Column test was conducted on a wind swept NE facing slope.

Location

51.02665000 -118.19995000

Frisbee Range Early Season

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN