AvCanaBec went to Montana !

Map for Mountain Information Network report: AvCanaBec went to Montana !

Snow conditions

Riding quality was:
Snow conditions were:
  • Crusty
  • Powder
We rode:
  • Alpine slopes
  • Steep slopes
We stayed away from:
  • Convex slopes


The day was:
  • Cloudy
Avalanche conditions
  • Slab avalanches today or yesterday.
  • 30cm + of new snow, or significant drifting, or rain in the last 48 hours.


Today, we observed avalanche activity likely occurring yesterday during the warmest period (see photos for more details). We found good powder snow on north facing slopes where the snowpack seemed to be well settled and stable. Conversely, south facing slopes displayed a widespread breakable sun crust on the surface.