Brandon Richards

Windblasted conditions everywhere for the ascent. Despite it being out of the wind most of the day. Up track(s) is gnarly on the ridge with very little purchase in the hard conditions. West facing aspect rode alright with a crunchy 5-10 cm windslab with some pockets of powder. Snow becoming a little wet at treeline around 2. Cloudy skies all day with a few minutes of sunshine breaking through here and there, on top of the ridge we had moments of vis that were <300m

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Wind affected, Powder. Weather conditions were: Windy, Warm, Foggy, Cloudy. We rode: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was ok.

Avalache Conditions: Rapid temperature rise to near zero degrees or wet surface snow.


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Source: Avalanche Canada MIN