avalanche skiing

Lizard Range and Flathead

Henry Hungerford Barrett , Monday 26th April, 2021 8:30PM

30-40cm new snow. sliding easily and far. gains mass at a moderate rate

Snow conditions were: Powder, Wet. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Sunny, Warm. We rode: Convex slopes, Mellow slopes, Open trees, Steep slopes, Sunny slopes. Riding quality was ok.

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday. 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours. Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.

Avalanche

30-40cms new snow, wet slabs easily triggered. running far and gaining mass