Saturday February 4th Avalanche Canada, 16 hours ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Friday February 3rd Avalanche Canada, 1 day ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Friday February 3rd Avalanche Canada, 1 day ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Friday February 3rd Avalanche Canada, 1 day ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Lodgepole South Rockies: Elkford East, 1 day ago Observation The top 25 cm was unconsolidated snow. Below that there was 40 cm of consolidated. Down 65 there was a series of crusts that reached down to 80 cm below the surface. From 80 to 120 cm there was another layer of consolidated snow. 3 photos Wind slab in Crowsnest South Rockies: Crowsnest South, 1 day ago Observation Reported to South Rockies field team. This wind slab was triggered from the ridge. Strong southwest winds in the area continue to transport snow into features directly lee of ridges and high points. 2 photos Thursday February 2nd Avalanche Canada, 2 days ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Wind loading up Alexander South Rockies: Elkford East, 2 days ago Observation No significant failures in our snowpack tests even though there were large facets making up the bottom of the snowpack. No crusts either. 4 photos Wednesday February 1st Avalanche Canada, 3 days ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Wildhorse river area South Rockies: Bull, 4 days ago Observation 20 to 30 cm of new snow. 145 cm snow depth at 2200m. Did a compression test on a SE facing 30 degree slope. We got a CTM 10 down 45 cm. We had a great ski in open trees. Some wind transfer but no problematic wind slabs where we were. We avoided the alpine mainly due to visibility. 1 photos Tuesday January 31st Avalanche Canada, 4 days ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Monday January 30th Avalanche Canada, 5 days ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Sunday January 29th Avalanche Canada, 6 days ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Saturday January 28th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Deep at Lakit South Rockies: Bull, 1 week ago Observation Lakit lookout today we found 18 cm of new snow when we arrived and another 6 fell while we were there! There wasn't a breath of wind the entire time which was odd, but great for the skiing. Skiing down, we triggered lots of small, size 1, avalanches within the storm snow. 2 photos Friday January 27th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Awesome at Atlas (views that is) South Rockies: Crowsnest North, 1 week ago Observation With the mostly clear sky, we were able to see lots of terrain and we didn’t see any natural avalanches, even out of steep alpine terrain. Staged out of Atlas today and headed up the (awesomely groomed … thanks CrowSnow Riders !) Allison Creek trail to check things out. 1 photos Thursday January 26th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Thursday January 26th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Howling at Harrison South Rockies: Bull, 1 week ago Observation 90 cm of snow on the ground meant for terrible travel conditions. We punched to ground repeatedly on our sleds and skis. Climbed to 2300 m and dug a pit where we found the November weak layer alive and well! It failed in out tests 50 cm deep so we carefully descended to our snowmobiles. 2 photos Wednesday January 25th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Tuesday January 24th Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Monday January 23rd Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West AST 1 Castle South Rockies: Crowsnest South, 1 week ago Observation With great visibility throughout the day, we did not see any new avalanche activity in the neighboring backcountry terrain. The upper snowpack was 5 cm of new snow over a supportive to skis, 1 - 2 cm melt-freeze crust up to 1980 m (our top out elevation). 3 photos AST 1 Castle Mountain South Rockies: Crowsnest South, 1 week ago Observation Very Mild day. Very little wind. Mostly cloudy throughout the day. Sunday January 22nd Avalanche Canada, 1 week ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West Saturday January 21st Avalanche Canada, 2 weeks ago Forecast Regions: Lizard-Flathead, South Rockies, Flathead, Lizard, Bull, Elkford East, Elkford West
Join