Tent Ridge Larch trees

Map for Mountain Information Network report: Tent Ridge Larch trees

Snow conditions

Riding quality was:
Snow conditions were:
  • Wet
We rode:
  • Open trees
  • Steep slopes
  • Sunny slopes
We stayed away from:
  • Alpine slopes
  • Convex slopes


The day was:
  • Cloudy
  • Sunny
Avalanche conditions
  • Rapid temperature rise to near or above 0°C or wet surface snow.


Great spring conditions in the Larch trees of north Tent Ridge and the ski out is in great shape too. Did one quick column test mid-slope. A little movement at 10cm with some pressure on the shovel (I also noticed sending down a few chunks at this depth on the descent). No other movement in the column. After all the shovel hits, I tried prying the column out from the back and it sheared at 40cm. Note that the probe was not at ground - I figure the snowpack was around 250cm.