Northwest Coastal, British Columbia

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Friday January 22nd Avalanche Canada, 16 hours ago Forecast Thursday January 21st Avalanche Canada, 1 day ago Forecast Anderson Cabin 2 days ago Observation Avalanche observation by Michaela Pye, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Wed 20th Jan, 2021 9:06AM Shames Obs 2 days ago Observation Avalanche observation by lucasmatt, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Wed 20th Jan, 2021 12:00PM Shames update for 20th. 2 days ago Observation Soft slabs that pulled out wet snow that may have dropped down deeper at bottom end of run out. Full path. Wednesday January 20th Avalanche Canada, 2 days ago Forecast Tuesday January 19th Avalanche Canada, 3 days ago Forecast Monday January 18th Avalanche Canada, 4 days ago Forecast Rain to sun funday 5 days ago Observation Avalanche observation by srath, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Sun 17th Jan, 2021 2:59PM Shames Observations 5 days ago Observation Avalanche observation by lucasmatt, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Sun 17th Jan, 2021 1:30PM Poupard glades 5 days ago Observation Avalanche observation by charles.p.mtn, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Sun 17th Jan, 2021 12:01PM Poupard glades 5 days ago Observation Avalanche observation by charles.p.mtn, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Sun 17th Jan, 2021 12:30PM Sunday January 17th Avalanche Canada, 5 days ago Forecast Saturday January 16th Avalanche Canada, 6 days ago Forecast Friday January 15th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Thursday January 14th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Windy 1 week ago Observation Avalanche observation by lucasmatt, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Thu 14th Jan, 2021 12:00PM Shames/dome 1 week ago Observation Avalanche observation by geveltafish15, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Wed 13th Jan, 2021 4:00PM Wednesday January 13th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Afternoon Valley+ Fayzurs 1 week ago Observation Avalanche observation by Michaela Pye, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Tue 12th Jan, 2021 1:01PM Tuesday January 12th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Shames report for Jan 11th 1 week ago Observation Avalanche observation by travisluvsbikes, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Mon 11th Jan, 2021 10:00AM Monday January 11th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Mystic Valley 1 week ago Observation Rain transitioning to wet snow at 900m, temp hovering around 0 all day, light snow falling at tree line, 1400m Mystic Valley 1 week ago Observation Skied mellow slopes along the ridge line at tree line below Cornice Ridge, south facing aspect. Snow was nice and fluffy. A little harder underneath, probably wind affected, which made riding mellow slopes a ton of fun. Definitely saw wind deposits as lenses of snow. Light wind and 0degC at 1200 m. Claque Mountain 1 week ago Observation Avalanche observation by srath, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Sun 10th Jan, 2021 5:59PM Sunday January 10th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Fayzurs 1 week ago Observation We skied a quick, conservative Faysurs lap close to the resort and experienced awesome boot deep powder on top of a firmer layer. South aspect skied well but near the top of the knoll was wind pressed and firm with minimal ski penetration. Saturday January 9th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Dome wind slab 2 weeks ago Observation Signs of strong south wind overnight with large new drifts 3+ ft high. Upper elevation into the V from burnt trees and Prayer Flags heavily wind loaded last night. One whumph on flats above waterfall trees. Shames Test Pit 2 weeks ago Observation Avalanche observation by Michaela Pye, seen near Northwest Coastal, reported on Fri 8th Jan, 2021 1:00PM Friday January 8th Avalanche Canada, 2 weeks ago Forecast

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