Ottomite Trail

South Coast Inland

dzrv , Monday 1st March, 2021 8:27PM

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

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

Snowpack

Hand shear test at 1340m- Non planar-break down 30 Several test slopes at 13-1400m showed sluffing of storm snow with moderate effort. Tree-bombs observed in late afternoon at approx 1250m Graupel mixed with needles on surface.

Weather

Wx Obs taken at approx 1250m Graupel S1