Mount Fernie Avi Paths

Lizard Range and Flathead

mattszczepanski.ms , Friday 31st December, 2021 10:50AM

Dropped in blow steep ridgetop to avoid windslab. Other party reported settlements while climbing to ridgetop (see skin track lookers right in attached photo). Excellent ski quality in trough lines. Early December Crust ~120cm down. 40cm of unconsolidated, faceting storm snow on surface in sheltered areas and 5-15cm wind slab in wind affected areas.

Snow conditions were: Powder, Wind affected. Weather conditions were: Cloudy, Cold, Sunny. We rode: Mellow slopes, Sunny slopes. We avoided: Alpine slopes, Convex slopes, Steep slopes. Riding quality was good.