Teddy Bear Trees

Glacier National Park

bradley.j.fowler , Monday 1st March, 2021 8:27PM

Snowing S1+ through the morning. Winds calm to strong gusts from the SW. Trees bombs were a hazard so avoided lingering under trees. Conditions were deep light powder up to 1,800 m. Didn't go any higher. No slab properties in the snow but some loose dry/sluffs on steeper terrain. Didn't entrain any lower snow. Ski pen ~50cms.

Snow conditions were: Deep powder. Weather conditions were: Stormy. We rode: Convex slopes, Open trees, Steep slopes. We avoided: Alpine slopes. Riding quality was amazing.

Avalache Conditions: 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifitng, or rain in the last 48 hours.