5-Mile sunburn


March 8-9 at 5-Mile: All aspects up to 800m had either a thin wind slab or crust at the surface, usually underlain by 20cm of facets. No signs of instability and multiple loose size 1s were seen on steep solar aspects, probably from the weekend. Surface snow remained dry even with the clear skies.

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