All the teddy bears in the trees and above Glacier, 14 hours ago Observation Multiple quick snowpack tests on the way up on the east aspect overlooking grizzly bowl. All released suddenly while cutting 45cm down (storm snow) F to 4f. The snow below the interface was also 4F. No further significant slab properties or sloughing by the end of the day in that area. 1 photos Saturday February 4th Avalanche Canada, 17 hours ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Glacier Crest pillows Glacier, 18 hours ago Observation Amazing day on glacier crest today, lot of powder and riding condition were prime. Dug a pit for an ECT, got a non planar failure at ect4 down 12 cm (storm slab) and another non planar failure down about 40cm at ECT26. We didnt get any propagation on that test. 2 photos Bonney Moraine and Ross Couloir Avalanche Glacier, 1 day ago Observation At approximately 16:09, while exiting the Bonney Moraine area via the standard exit route, we witnessed a natural D2.5 avalanche come down the slide path below the Ross Couloir/Ross SE Couloir. 1 photos Friday February 3rd Avalanche Canada, 1 day ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Friday February 3rd Avalanche Canada, 1 day ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Grizzly Couloir slide Glacier, 2 days ago Observation Observed from Grizzly Shoulder uptrack, on 2-Feb-2023 around 1:15pm, Michael B witnessed the Grizzly Couloir slide. (45 minutes earlier we also witnessed a natural avalanche beneath the ridge/cornice just south of the couloir, someone else has made a MIN report for that) . -Derek Trowell 2 photos Hermit powder Glacier, 2 days ago Observation Great day out in Hermit area. We skied mellow terrain near the descent of sifton traverse. Great snow condition, no signs of avalanches. We digged a snowpit (east aspect, 37 deg.) no results on CT, snowpack was about 170 cm. 2 photos Grizzly Mountain SE face natural avalanche Glacier, 2 days ago Observation Watched from Grizzly shoulder. Distances are best estimates. In person, we had difficulty finding a crown. 1 photos Glacier Conditions in Asulkan and Illecillewaet Valleys Glacier, 2 days ago Observation Just wrapped up a Glacier Travel and Crevasse Rescue course with High Country Ski Guides at Rogers Pass today. We traveled on glaciers in the Asulkan and Illy Valleys over the past few days. We had a few days of challenging visibility, and some points where it was better and more workable. 4 photos Bonney moraines oulala Glacier, 2 days ago Observation Awesome day at Bonney moraines. Good skiing to be had. About 40-50cms of fresh, light snow. Ski pen about 30/35cms. No noticeable temp change observed throughout the day. Sky was broken, closer to the obscured side with a few sections of nice light peaking through. 2 photos Thursday February 2nd Avalanche Canada, 2 days ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Thursday February 2nd Avalanche Canada, 2 days ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Bonney Morraines Glacier, 3 days ago Observation Gentle snow and low winds. Skinned up to 2029m and dug a quick pit on an open northerly slope (1.5m snow depth) c30cm of fresh, unconsolidated snow sitting on top of a dense layer of windslab down 30cm. Wednesday February 1st Avalanche Canada, 3 days ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Wednesday February 1st Avalanche Canada, 3 days ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Tuesday January 31st Avalanche Canada, 4 days ago Forecast Regions: Glacier 8812 & Cheops north bowl Glacier, 5 days ago Observation The east side of 8812 bowl skiied well, cold facetted snow with roughly 6 inches of penetration. Cheops north bowl on the other hand was very wind effected the whole way down (the top 2/3 are the worst). STS ran size 1+ within the last day or so. 2 photos Grizzly Couloir Glacier, 5 days ago Observation Skied grizzly couloir today in windy, cold temps. Snow conditions were poor: the couloir and the slopes below it were variable snow with a hard wind slab ~10cm thick that you'd sink through on every other turn (mostly survival skiing, wouldn't recommend doing this line at the moment !). 2 photos Monday January 30th Avalanche Canada, 5 days ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Monday January 30th Avalanche Canada, 5 days ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Rogers south Glacier, 6 days ago Observation Rogers south saw a lot of wind loading today. Skiier kicked off a .5+ dense wind slab (15-20cm crown) near the “choke” on skiers left. 3 photos Sunday January 29th Avalanche Canada, 6 days ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Sunday January 29th Avalanche Canada, 6 days ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Natural Size 3 Deep Persistent Slab - SE Face of Grizzly Mountain Glacier, 6 days ago Observation SE face of Grizzly Mountain, size 3 natural cornice triggered deep persistent slab, suspected on the November basal facets interface. 2 photos Lil sifton Glacier, 1 week ago Observation -24 at the top of little sifton today (at 12:00) Pretty wind effected on south aspects ascending to the col. The ski down to hermit meadow was quite good still, that’s said, I counted 26 people coming up the skin track behind us so yah might have missed the boat. 1 photos Swiss slide cheese Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Second skier trigger slab after the choke on swiss coloir. Made big turn after straight lining the choke! Slide on skiers right. Went on the left to seek shelter! Avalanche crest Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Skier 1 triggered small slide on first rollover of avalanche crest, and was taken over the roll. Skier 2 triggered a similar size slide to skiers right. 1 photos Saturday January 28th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Teddy Glades Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Stayed treeline and below. Noticed some windslab forming above 2000m. 1 photos Friday January 27th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Friday January 27th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Thursday January 26th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Thursday January 26th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Vaux moraines Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Wet, heavy snow (very maritime) at Vaux moraines today. The snow seemed to see a lot of sun despite the periodic clouds. McGill Ski triggered slab Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Triggering: A combination of rapid warming of the top layer, a very reactive weak layer, a small convex terrain feature (at the top of the slope) and the weight of a skier. The skier did a right turn when the avalanche was triggered and avoided the avalanche. 6 photos Wednesday January 25th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Wednesday January 25th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Video / Dispatchers waterfall Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Skied Video which was in excellent shape. Wind effect in Hospital bowl but minimal on the face of Video. Jumped into Dispatchers and skied the waterfall on the way down which was a tad rowdy. Really great ski conditions that were much better than expected. 3 photos Fortitude Glacier, 1 week ago Observation We were on Fortitude Shoulder @1950m above sea level, on a SE slope @35 degrees. We did 2 tests and here are the results : CT11 and ECT6. Facets were under 40 cm of snow (10 new and fluffy snow, 30 cm of compacted snow). 1 photos Bonnie moraines Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Went between OBS to OVC to BKN throughout the day. Calm to light winds mostly from the SW. 4 photos Tuesday January 24th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Tuesday January 24th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Grizzly Shoulder Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Very good skiing today on grizzly shoulder and puff daddy. Winds moderate down low (below 1500m, especially by the visitor centre) but basically calm above that. Snowed ~1cm/hr steadily. There was 10cm+ new snow (even more above ~2000m) by 1pm which made for great turns. 4 photos STS Slide Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Na sz. 2 on STS observed from Cheops north bowl while on decent. Likely either wind slab or storm slab that released but obs are limited due to visibility. Mod Sw wind. 1 photos Monday January 23rd Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Monday January 23rd Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Fresh reactive wind slab at tree line Glacier, 1 week ago Observation A Parks Canada field team ski toured up the Connaught slide path and gained the treed ridge lookers left of the path. 2 photos Cheops north Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Strong winds from the south (gusts up to ~35km) during the ascent up the west face of Cheops. STS slid size 2, suspected wind slab, at 9am; we could see the powder cloud from Cheops north bowl. 2 photos Soul turns on Avalanche Crest Glacier, 1 week ago Observation No signs of instability observed 1 photos Dicey Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Sudden collapse at 13 taps, 27cm down. 25degree slope. 1 photos Swiss couloir Glacier, 1 week ago Observation Notes: 1. Cold day up on Swiss glacier 2. visibility was of the essence for 90% (no solar effect from today) 3. The top 1/4 of Swiss is not filled in enough to ski yet 4. ~25cm wind slab (unreactive) in the upper half of the couloir. 4 photos Sunday January 22nd Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Sunday January 22nd Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Bruins glacier Glacier, 2 weeks ago Observation Notes from the day: 1. Frequent flyer pulled out at some point mid day and ran over the skin track. 2. Sun was strong between 10-11 (~0*C @2100m). 3. The notorious Bruins ridge convex roll slid at some point in the last two days. 3 photos Saturday January 21st Avalanche Canada, 2 weeks ago Forecast Regions: Glacier Saturday January 21st Avalanche Canada, 2 weeks ago Forecast Regions: Glacier
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