Northwest Coastal, British Columbia

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Wet Slabs

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Cornices

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Tuesday April 20th Avalanche Canada, 20 hours ago Forecast Monday April 19th Avalanche Canada, 1 day ago Forecast Sunday April 18th Avalanche Canada, 2 days ago Forecast Saturday April 17th Avalanche Canada, 3 days ago Forecast Oscar in the Sun 4 days ago Observation We did an optimist attempt to ski the glacier on Oscar Peak. We found summer instead. We realized quickly in the morning that the snow did not freeze overnight. At around noon the snow surface at 1000m was already extremely moist. Friday April 16th Avalanche Canada, 4 days ago Forecast Thursday April 15th Avalanche Canada, 5 days ago Forecast Wednesday April 14th Avalanche Canada, 6 days ago Forecast Ridge walk/ north bowl/ fish bowl 1 week ago Observation Several cornice triggered slabs went while we were out on a ridge walk, watched one in Dark Side, another in Duncan’s Bowl, looked to be a lingering wind slab from most recent snow/ storm 1 photos Tuesday April 13th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Marry Runs 1 week ago Observation Skied Marry’s Run this morning. Snow up top was good. Thick crust starting half way down. Dug a quick pit up top for an extended column test. Got a collapse on 6th hit from elbow, but didn’t propagate. Probably recent storm snow. 5 photos Monday April 12th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Clague upper bowl 1 week ago Observation Rode backdoor and upper bowl, one small avalanche triggered by sledder, no people in the run out zone and no injuries. Snow and weather was great! 3 photos Pouphard 1 week ago Observation Mount Pouphard skiing up main glacier to near the summit. Changed plans of hanging glacier route as Mod-Strong NW winds were cross loading those slopes. Instead found soft dry snow 15-30cm deep right to near the summit. Clouds were forming around the summit of Pouphard from 12pm onwards. Ningunsaw Pass 1 week ago Observation Spent the past few days in Ningunsaw Pass- generally awesome skiing on North aspects, south aspects wind and sun affected, no signs of recent slab avalanches, some point release in Rocky/ typical south facing steep areas (several days of sun), tons of glide cracks. 1 photos Sunday April 11th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Saturday April 10th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Friday April 9th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast waterfall trees 1 week ago Observation Skied waterfall trees x2 in the evening- it was surprisingly good. Ski pen ranged from 10 to 20 cm. It was snowing around 2 cm per hour. Some wind and wind transferred snow around the top. Thursday April 8th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Wednesday April 7th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Tuesday April 6th Avalanche Canada, 2 weeks ago Forecast

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