|A wet slide on the Singing Pass trail. Tree bombs can also start these types of avalanches. Thanks to Braden Douglas for this photo.|
Heres a little sz 1.5 that came across singing pass 2 drainage's east of Shiraz creek. Probably was some big pillows that got rolling and entrained a bunch of wet loose snow. Recent no tracks across it yet. Ran down over the trail towards Fitz creek.
At 2280 meters the temperature was -7.5, winds 30-40 KPH from the south at 06:45. Maximum gust last nite was 66 KPH. At 1550 the temperature was -3.5, 95 % humidity, and the barometer is rising. In the valley it is +1. At 1550 (Catskinner) the height of snow was 8 cm at 06:15. At 1650 meters (Pig Alley) the height of snow was 7 cm at 05:30. Looking at the models we could receive an additional 20 cm by tomorrow morning.
|For the Peak to Valley race, the forecast has changed as it always does. Friday is now looking like snow flurries to light snow and Saturday is mostly sunny with a few clouds.|
Click here for an interesting clip on an avalanche with an air bag deployed: Air Bag