Nordheim Peak/Manning park

South Coast Inland

Michelle Hanna , Sunday 14th March, 2021 4:15PM

Very warm day, snow became soft and saturated throughout the day. Lots of cornices overhanging east facing slopes along the ridge. Very windy. Tons of tree bombs and pinwheels

Snow conditions were: Crusty, Hard, Wet. Weather conditions were: Sunny, Warm, Windy.

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

Snowpack

Very soft and saturated, softer as the day progressed. Lots of pinwheeling observed on steep slopes as well as tree bombs

Weather

Very warm, spring conditions. Wind was relentless on exposed parts of the ridge