Eldorado Cabin South Coast Inland: South Chilcotin, 1 hour ago Observation Multiple avalanches on basal facets observed, all 48+ old as of January 30th. 5 photos Lazy Boy South Coast Inland: Duffey, 10 hours ago Observation Lovely day at Lazy Boy. Approximately 20/25cm of new snow. Snowing throughout the day with some breaks in the clouds. Signs of wind affected slopes and loading on leeward NE aspects. Didn’t observe any signs other of instability. Great riding overall in the lower alpine. Saturday February 4th Avalanche Canada, 17 hours ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Zoa Glades South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 18 hours ago Observation No recent avalanche activity- clouds broke around 1400. New snow was heavy but still skied well. Motel 66 South Coast Inland: Duffey, 1 day ago Observation We had a mixed bag of weather while touring up to Keith's hut. In the morning there was strong solar input and warming temperatures to above 0, and we noticed some pinwheeling on steep solar aspects. Cayoosh, lazy boy South Coast Inland: Duffey, 1 day ago Observation Observed several size 1 lose dry avalanches on steep rocky slopes, aspect N/NE. Observed snow sublimating once falling off cliff. 2 photos Friday February 3rd Avalanche Canada, 1 day ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Friday February 3rd Avalanche Canada, 1 day ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Tron funkin blows South Coast Inland: Duffey, 2 days ago Observation Just wanted to validate our decision to turn around. 1 photos Thursday February 2nd Avalanche Canada, 2 days ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Duffy South Coast Inland: Duffey, 3 days ago Observation Approximately 10 cm light snow on top of crusts at tree line. 1 photos Wednesday February 1st Avalanche Canada, 3 days ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Tuesday January 31st Avalanche Canada, 4 days ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Monday January 30th Avalanche Canada, 5 days ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Class 2 NAK South Face Avalanche, 1800m South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 5 days ago Observation Here is a link to a video showing the slide afterward. NSFW language warning. (https://imgur.com/a/e4wYTIM) It is very clear we should not have been in that terrain and made a severe mistake in our decision to travel through what we were considering to be supported terrain. 4 photos Crusty Thar South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 5 days ago Observation Skin track up to Thar peak was very crusty and wind/sun affected. Closer to the top were very tricky conditions. Ski crampons would be a good idea. We boot packed some sections as the skin track disappeared into solid wind and sun crust. Cold start -15c'ish at the parking lot. 2 photos Bojo Mountain South Coast Inland: Manning, 6 days ago Observation 15-20cm of soft powder on most aspects and in trees. Wind affected at peak/ridgetop. Great tree skiing on the west slope of Bojo down to Poland Lake. The lake was frozen over but the ice was very soft and slushy. 1 photos Lazy Boy South Coast Inland: Duffey, 6 days ago Observation Variable skiing in the alpine (wind effect). ~5-10cm soft soft in some areas on the climb up. ECT no result at ~1670m beside the treed.. After no result, pulled the entire snowpack forward with the shovel and it broke at (uneven) ground on facets. 3 photos Iago Peak NE Ridge South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 6 days ago Observation Compression Test - CTM18 - down 45 cm non-planar break just below crust 3 photos Sunday January 29th Avalanche Canada, 6 days ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Sunday January 29th Avalanche Canada, 6 days ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Sunday January 29th Avalanche Canada, 6 days ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Thar peak tour South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 6 days ago Observation Very wind affected above TL. Sun crust found above and below TL. Found some pockets of softer wind blown snow on south facing slopes. Checked out north bowl which was extremely wind affected with an icy crust. 3 photos Go ride bikes South Coast Inland: Duffey, 6 days ago Observation Lots of wind effect and evidence of wind slabs. Some sun effect in places. Terrible skiing and very low snow levels. No signs of instability otherwise. Go ride bikes instead. Rohr lake Pit and Obs South Coast Inland: Duffey, 1 week ago Observation CTM 18 PC on mid Jan MFCr 25cm down. 1 photos Cayoosh Glacier Test Pit South Coast Inland: Duffey, 1 week ago Observation We dug a quick test pit on the Cayoosh Glacier. F top to 20cm down 1F above 47cm to 20cm down 3cm 4F weak layer at about 50cm Pencil to 1F snow 100cm to 50cm down CTH RP on storm/wind slab down 20cm Zoa South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 1 week ago Observation -4C at the car at 9:30am. Large snowfall from earlier in the week is buried under a solid crust. More recent snowfall (~10cm) is covered by a thin melt freeze crust below ~1450m. Above this elevation snow is well preserved in treed and sheltered areas. Windward slopes were very wind affected. 1 photos Saturday January 28th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Chwk River Valley South Coast Inland: Skagit, 1 week ago Observation Observed widespread whumphing and collapses between 1500-1800m, N-NW aspect. 50cm slab overlying a 15cm thick pencil hard rain crust failed easily in a resistant planar fashion to a variety of tests. Solar aspects heavily affected / crusted. Minimal wind effect observed. Thar Peak Day Trip - Wet & Crusty South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 1 week ago Observation Isolated Column Compression Test Results - CTM14 - down 15cm -CTH27 - down 40cm Just below crust w/ surface hoar Resistance Test Pit was 97cm - Fist @15cm down - 4 Finger @27cm down - Pencil @50cm down - 1 Finger @57cm down - Pencil @81 cm down 4 photos Friday January 27th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Thursday January 26th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Nak Thar saddle South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 1 week ago Observation Skier triggered avalanches, the avalanches was triggered on a small convex slope 1 photos Wednesday January 25th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Hurley Area Conditions South Coast Inland: Birkenhead, 1 week ago Observation CTM 18 down 45 on decomposed SH in treeline profile . No results on the SH failure plane down 51 from the widespread cycle on or about Jan 13 Tuesday January 24th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Monday January 23rd Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Okay Coverage on Chief Pascall and an odd "crevasse" on ridgetop South Coast Inland: Duffey, 1 week ago Observation About 20 skiers/riders on Chief Pascall's Equinox run on Sunday. Some very old debris (wet loose) low in the bowl. Okay coverage in the bowl, didn't hit any sharks. Other groups skied slightly steeper entrances (~38 degrees). We used a more mellow entrance. 6 photos Mount Taylor Outing South Coast Inland: Duffey, 1 week ago Observation Extremely variable across the day. Ranged from bullet proof crust to approx 5 cms ski penetration on wind oaded slopes. 4 photos Flatiron Bowl South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 1 week ago Observation Skied Flatiron Bowl on Sunday. 10-15cm of unconsolidated snow over rain crust at least until 1750m, probably higher. We didn’t find obvious wind slab (or even significant transport) to North East aspect slopes. 2 photos Cerise Creek/Motel 66 South Coast Inland: Duffey, 1 week ago Observation Beautiful warm sunny day, but warming didn’t result in any pinwheeling or snowpack becoming isothermal - even south facing slopes. No signs of recent instabilities observed. Signs of high recent winds with lots of wind affect on ridge tops and NNW aspects. 1 photos Cayoosh, Lazy Boy, Ottoman South Coast Inland: Duffey, 1 week ago Observation Group we camped with triggered a sz 1.5 wind slab in steep rocky terrain during ping pong ball conditions. Ran ~10m to a flat bench. Involvement 2, no burials no injury. 2 photos Thar Peak/Nak Bowl South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 1 week ago Observation The weather was cloudy with flurries in the morning. In the afternoon, it changed to scattered clouds with light to moderate winds on ridgetops. 4 photos Zup east bowl South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 1 week ago Observation No results on 2, 30cmx30cm compression tests tests. The new snow, ranging from 10-20cms, sits on top of a 5cm bombproof crust. A half cm, new crust formed overnight or early morning on top of the new snow that we noticed only above, roughly 1600m. May have. 2 photos Nak South South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 1 week ago Observation Skinned up to the nak - yak col. Non breakable crust with 20cm of powder. We dug a pit just for fun, on a mellow south slope. No instability. 3 photos Thar to North Bowl South Coast Inland: Coquihalla, 1 week ago Observation Variable 10-25 cm powder on bulletproof crust. Light wind in the afternoon. The col was a bit wind affected. The day started with light snow but it got sunny in the early afternoon. 1 photos Sunday January 22nd Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko Manning North Facing Avalanche South Coast Inland: Manning, 2 weeks ago Observation Skier triggered size 1.5 near the top of the ridge, north facing, wind loaded. Ran on somewhat firm surface 30cm down. 1 photos Vantage trees South Coast Inland: Duffey, 2 weeks ago Observation Good sking in wind protected areas. Windy all day with soft slabs forming on open slopes. Low vis all day. Saturday January 21st Avalanche Canada, 2 weeks ago Forecast Regions: South Coast Inland, Birkenhead, Duffey, South Chilcotin, Stein, Taseko
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