Deep Epic blower but dangerous out there

Deep epic blower powder today but stick to well treed areas and/or ridge lines.

The faceted melt crust is still there and still weak, now under over a metre of storm snow. Today a huge class 5 slide on the south side of Goryu buried a Japanese skier who sadly didn’t make it.

The instability may linger for a while until the facets are crushed by a lot of snow on top.

 

Hakuba – Jan 28th 2012 from morinolodge on Vimeo.