Powder Valley

Yukon

Tracie Keene , Sunday 2nd January, 2022 11:20AM

We had some nice, but short, powder laps in the trees. Above that, we encountered wind slab with much less new snow on top. A quick pit at treeline showed about 120cm snowpack with mostly sugary faceted snow at the base, under a decomposing crust (4 fingers), with the new storm snow on top of that. Northerly wind only started to pick up towards the end of the day.

Snow conditions were: Powder. Weather conditions were: Cloudy. We rode: Mellow slopes, Open trees. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was good.