Apr 2019

April 8, 2019 0600 AM

  • Posted by SolMountain

5 cm new snow, - 10, clear, calm winds. Sun crust on all sun affected terrain and a melt freeze crusts on north aspects below 1800 m. 30 - 40 cm recent storm snow overlies frozen surfaces and previous settled powder snow on north aspects above 2000 m.

Natural and skier triggered wet loose avalanches to size 1 in steep south aspect yesterday.  20-40 cm storm slab over a temperature crust is reactive to skiers on steep convex terrain.

Great day shredding spring pow yesterday - Merlot, C'est Bon, and Twighlight Zone.


South Columbias Avalanche Bulletin



Meter Reader shows snow depth at bottom of number.

April 14 Snow depth = 292 cm