Ski Conditions

Ski Conditions/ Skier Remote

Cirque Peak/Observation Sub Peak Area

Ski Conditions

On Sunday, some friends and I skied the W-SW slopes above the highway on the skiers left of the Cirque Peak/Observation sub Peak exit gully.
Ski quality was good overall. With about 15 to 20cm of recent HST over a fairly supportive upper snow pack. Wind effect was minimal to none in the areas we skied.
We experienced several settlements as we entered treeline elevation which was not really a surprise given the current snowpack structure in this area. However, we had a very significant settlement in the flats just above treeline at around 2400m. As we continued towards our high point we discovered that this very large settlement had resulted in size 3 skier remote 200m away. The avalanche ran to group in numerous spots and was anywhere from 30 to 70cm deep. Dimensions were approx 150m wide, 300m long.

Very eye opening!

On The Map

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