Ruedi's North

Purcells

Meshwell Boschmann , Sunday 28th March, 2021 1:05PM

Quick lap on Ruedi's North around 10 am. Very touchy widespread 10-20cm thick stormslabs at treeline on lees and crossloaded areas. Ski cut and remote triggered multiple size 1-1.5. Strong wind from the S but also from the NE coming right up the drainage between Ruedi's and Molars. Snowing S1 to S2. -3C.

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

Avalache Conditions: Slab avalanches today or yesterday. 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.