Sea to Sky

swskier , Wednesday 17th February, 2021 7:55PM

We stuck to big timber but could see some slab avalanches in the gullies up towards Tricouni on W facing aspects. Zipper crust forming on Sun exposed slopes. Nice pow on shaded aspect. Very warm in the sun with surface snow clearly being affected through the day.

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Wind affected, Powder. Weather conditions were: Warm, Sunny. We rode: Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was good.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow. Slab avalanches today or yesterday.

Source: Avalanche Canada MIN