Vista Bowl

Sea to Sky

Anthony Gregg , Friday 12th March, 2021 3:55PM

N aspects skied well, ridge tops wind affected and SW aspects sun affected. Pockets of excellent snow quality found in shaded, protected zones. Small point releases on or above rock outcrops due to solar warming. Overall snow stability was great with no signs of instability from skier activity.

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Warm, Windy. We rode: Alpine slopes, Mellow slopes. We avoided: Convex slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was good.

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

Weather

Dense cloud cover above 1800m. Moderate ridge winds from the SW. Visibility reduced to 4-5m @ 12pm above 1800m.