Northwest Inland

floorterpstra , Monday 22nd November, 2021 8:00AM

Wet and warm conditions up to 1300m. Whumpfing and shooting cracks starting around 1300m. Compression test at 1400m revealed a slightly resistant planar shear down 45cm (storm snow) CTM #9. Down 60cm and 80cm, resistant planar fractures on CTH #6. Snowpack depth 115cm.

Snow conditions were: Heavy, Wet. Weather conditions were: Stormy, Warm, Wet. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours. Whumpfing or drum-like sounds or shooting cracks. Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.