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Kootenay Boundary

scottjefferyphotography , Tuesday 26th November, 2019 11:10PM

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Cold. We rode: Mellow slopes. Riding quality was good.

Snowpack

The 65 cm snowpack on this windward aspect is best described as a "Rockies Clubhouse Sandwich." CTE3 collapse on depth hoar below a tripple decker of sun and rain crusts. Surface facets remaining cold despite solar exposure over past few days. Kept it mellow on perfectly planar grassy slopes around 20 degrees. This area is difficult to access right now due to the minimal low elevation snowpack. (30 - 50 cm)

Location

49.45667238 -117.18974028

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Source: Avalanche Canada MIN