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Conditions Report November 13th 2005

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ICE

 

Ice is finally in. Climbers have reported decent early season conditions on

Twisted Sister, Bourgeau Right & Left (thin), Kidd Falls (thin), R&D.

Hazards: keep in mind that this is early season ice, easy to access, but

probably thin, weak and more serious than

later in the season. As well, while avalanche hazard has been minimal up

until the recent heat wave, snow levels in start zones are approaching or

exceeding threshold levels. The last snowfall, and the fact that the

temperatures have skyrocketed over the past 36 hours, means that avalanche

hazard has increased in some areas. (see below).

 

SNOW

 

Rockies

It's been a fantastic early season for skiing, with great reports coming

out of the Wapta, Highwood Pass area, Bow Summit area, Surprise/Saddleback,

and Sunshine/Lake Louise.

 

There are some imminent concerns, however. To begin with, we have had close

to a week with lots of new snow and intense wind. To make matters worse, the

last 24 hours of chinooking have raised freezing levels to treeline or

higher. On Thursday, isothermal conditions were reported in Highwood Pass

where the temperature was +10 C in the afternoon. The winds and warm

temperatures have been forming stiff slabs on North and East aspects and

easy shears have been reported at the October rain crust (the major layer of

concern right now). A size 2.5 natural avalanche, North aspect, was reported

yesterday above Bow Hut. Of note, the side slopes above the Bow canyons

were covered in low density snow on Tuesday, but on Wednesday isolated slabs

were

reacting to ski cutting. Things are changing rapidly. Fortunately, the

temperatures are forecasted to drop again throughout Friday and by the

weekend should be back to normal. Snow stability may begin to improve later

in the weekend but there is continued precipiatation in the forecast. At the

present time, Parks Canada is rating

the Danger as Considerable at treeline and in the alpine. Hopefully this

year's infamous November Rain Crust won't develop into the monster it's

been in past years.

 

Interior

 

Decent early season skiing has been reported from Rogers Pass area, and

approach trails, while a little bony, can be skied in their entirety with a

good pair of rock skis.

 

On Wednesday (Oct 9) the slide path from Cheops North Face above the turn

up into Ursus Bowl had run around 1pm down to the half fan level in two

narrow lobes. Other than that not much activity reported. HS at 2100 m in

Balu Pass area was reported at about 140 cm, and moderate compression test

results about a metre down above the early season melt/freeze crust.

 

Coast

 

Again, some tantalizing reports of skiing have been coming from the coast,

especially the Blackcomb "nearcountry" glaciers, e.g. Blackcomb, Husumi,

Horseman... but limited reports on avalanche hazard.

 

For detailed avalanche reports, see http://avalanche.ca. Parks Canada has

been issuing reports already for over a week, and CAA bulletins will begin

in just a few days.

 

Regards,

Tom Wolfe

Larry Stanier

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[MCR] Bow Summit and the Bourgeau's

 

 

 

 

 

Bow Summit area on Nov 9th. Generally very good skiing up and downhill. Lots of wind and warming that day and it is still going on. Stability was generally good in non wind affected areas. Lee slopes with big fetch(windward) areas could have recent windslabs. These windslabs could overload the crust approx. 40cms from the ground and make skier triggered avalanches possible in some areas.

 

Opeing day at Sunshine Village today. Warm and windy but not much loose snow left to move around in the mountains. Excellent skiing for November, but, more importantly, Bourgeau left and right are formed. Right hand looks pretty reasonable, especially when things cool down a bit. Basically no snow in the avalanche starting zones above the Right Hand. Bourgeau left hand is formed but looks wet and probably a bit serious. There is snow in the start zones above the left hand and the next snowfall could produce avalanches that reach the route.

 

Larry Stanier

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Up practicing how to put on skins at Bow Summit today. Flurries all day and quite comfortable, except in the windy areas (forgot the thermometer). Excellent skiing to be found on the more skier right hand lines just before the bug chutes (left hand lines all chunked up with old tracks). The brief warming last week really helped strengthen the mid pack up there, easy trail breaking and poles didn’t plunge to the ground too often at all, even close to trees.

 

Watched some skiers ski from the very, very top of the shoulder, ended up in the cliffs and rocks way right looking into the big bowl... They finally got themselves sorted out, but were in big terrain for sure, hope they were wearing their helmets.

 

It felt more like early season at the pass than early season in the Rockies, but the area needs a good dump now to erase the old tracks, not much left up there.

 

Rumor has it that Robertson Glacier was again very good on Friday...

 

Ian Tomm

 

 

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ent ski touring to Rae Glacier yesterday Nov 14.

Trail to Elbow Lake and on to the morraine of Rae Glacier is well packed by snow shoers with only the odd rock or root sticking out. In the morraines, the snow coverage is more skimpy due to heavy wind effect and we ended up carrying the skis once or twice for shorter sections.

 

Snow in the Rae Glacier Bowl was wind-affected, however we found good quality skiing on 20 - 40 cm of soft slab. Temps around -15C with moderate to strong northerly winds caused some wind loading in the upper bowl while we were there. Test pit at 2700 meters showed HS of 160 cm (total depth of snow). Soft surface slab of 25 cm over graupel on top of a thin temperature crust. The temperature crust is much more pronounced in lower elevations. The base and mid-pack appeared surprisingly well consolidated with no significant shears in a compression test. A concern would be the increasing depth of the windslab as you climb higher in the bowl and towards the saddle. We turned around just before reaching the first band of rock on the left side.

 

We also had a look at some ice climbs but only from the road. Amadeus is looking relatively good higher up but doesn't reach the bottom (which I believe is pretty standard), Sinatra doesn't appear to be in, Kidd Falls is looking pretty good and as far as I could see, Saddam's Insane is pretty phat at least in the upper part that is visible from the road.

 

Happy trails!

Jorg Wilz

Mountain Guide (IFMGA / UIAGM)

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Joined the ever growing number of skiers in Rogers Pass today. Toured up the ridge to Bruins most of the way then skied into Ursus Minor Bowl followed by a few laps down lower in the bowl.

 

Definite change in conditions since Monday – lots of wind effect and stiff windslabs on the ridgecrest and onto the lee side of the ridge at and above treeline – so far the wind effect hasn’t reached too far downslope but continued moderate/gusting strong SW winds will only continue the process.

 

No new avalanches observed.

 

The snowpack in general appears well consolidated but I have seen some places (like the steeper central roll off Balu Pass) where the deeper October crust was weaker than it appears most other places – so some caution in shallower areas where this may be predominant would be prudent – remember that these deep crusts sometimes take more load than most weak layers before they become reactive.

 

Keep them slippery side down,

 

Scott Davis

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Was up to the Stanley Valley for my first day of ice of the year. Climbed

Nemesis, generally Grade 5 shape except for about 25m of Grade 6 up from the

big ledge.

Had to make a quick traversse under a bit of spray on the mid way ledge, but

only got a little wet. Generally great ice, good pro and all-round fun.

Trail all the way to the back end is in fine waliking shape. Not much for snow

pack issues, there is the odd thick isolated slab in the form of drifts here

and there.

Roger's Pass today. Generally the same observations as Scott reported.

Definetley some moderate winds and snow transportation at treeline and above

and more so on the ridges. Thicker snow with moderate concern immediatley in

the Lee tapering out quickly. Not much tension in the snow pack overall. Saw

no new avalanches, but would expect slabs to start popping out with extra

loading. Some old sun crust at and just above treeline on steeper south

aspects getting buried with recent new snow. Bloody alders are huge this year

and standing at attention.

Cheerio.

Rich Marshall

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First pitch not climbable, second and third pitch climbable but a Spa,

fourth pitch not there etc. Not ready yet.

 

Marc Ledwidge

 

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Climbed Bourgeau Left-Hand yesterday Nov 16. Great Conditions..Lots of ice! Last Pitch was a solid grade 5. The lower section of the last pitch was all mushrooms which provided some entertaining overhanging climbing. Most of the ice was dry with the odd wet sections. All four pitches was excellent ice and good protection through out.

 

Cheers,

Marco

 

 

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Climbed CSM on Tuesday via Hidden Dragon. Some wet ice on the first pitch but dry, featured and a bit brittle the rest of the way. Short 10m pillar was the crux, solid 4+. The Hooker looks good. Nasty windcrusts in most gullies - kept us on our toes whenever the angle eased. Road to the big hill is in great shape with most of it being snow covered and sanded on the hills. Driving the rest of the way to the route was easy. I really hope that we can always go and climb in the Ghost.....

 

Mike

 

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Up for a late afternoon jaunt up to Balu Pass. Similar conditions to other

recent mcr reports.

 

Upper level clearing today, but substantial valley fog, and clag clinging to

mountainsides varying from1500-2200 m. These fog conditions seem to have

helped encourage surface hoar growth withing the fog, but it is not in all

areas. These crystals were as big as 5mm and they were rimed, on the last

steep slope leading to Balu Pass. Left undisturbed, this layer could become

a concern when buried.

 

Winds at ridgetop - moderate Westerlies - some transport observed. Cornices

seem large for this time of year.

 

Friendly skiing in the trees leading up to 8812 from Balu Pass

 

Play smart and enjoy the fun!

Brian Gould

 

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Greetings everyone,

I was up the Asulkan valley today and skied some lines in the Dome Glacier

area.

 

Sky conditions were mostly scattered cirrus (high clouds) and a valley fog

layer that was topped at around 1800m. Temps were wintery and winds were

light in our area (with some drifting off higher ridges) and the snow has

definitely been more sheltered from wind affect than the Connaught drainage.

That said Youngs peak definitely had some wind on it.

 

There appears to have been 10-15 cms. of new snow since Tuesday and the

surface is currently covered with surface hoar that ranges from 3-5mm. in

size - this was observed from below treeline all the way into the alpine.

 

Of note were several old slab avalanches that judging from the amount of

snow on them, probably occurred last Monday. There were 3 size 2 slabs off

Mt. Pollyx and the broken icefall below it (sometimes referred to as the

Thorington route) they were @ 20-30 m. wide and probably 60-80 cm. thick and

ran off steep (40 degrees) unsupported features - I am guessing that this

was the storm interface (observations from a distance).

 

The Nov.12th crust is @ 40-60cm. from the surface and the October crust was

buried by 140cm. of snow. The HS (height of snowpack) was 200cm. on the

upper Dome Glacier. There were several sags on the top of the glacier, so be

aware if traveling in the area in poor light.

 

No significant shears observed and no results from the ski tests.

Cheers,

 

Scott Davis

Mountain Guide

 

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Climbed Melt Out (2 pitches) yesterday (Nov 18). It is in great shape, fat

enough to take long screws the whole way and no pick strikes on rock. The

ice was nice and plastic.

 

It had one hole 3/4 up the second pitch that was spitting water out, had to

move quickly to avoid getting too wet.

 

Many climbs along the Icefields Parkway are forming, but they are in

classic early season shape - thin and wet.

 

Easy walking to most climbs with 5 - 10 cm of snow. Watch for pockets of

slab between pitches on some climbs, and with the warm temperatures any

route that has avalanche hazard on or above it requires careful evaluation.

Several size 2 natural avalanches were noted yesterday, mainly on

north-east aspects. The crowns were up to 1 metre deep, and fracture lines

propagated up to 400 metres.

 

Skiing at Hilda Ridge 3 days ago was OK in the areas protected from the

wind.

 

Jordy Shepherd

Mountain Guide

 

(See attached file: Meltout 1.jpg)(See attached file: Pitch 2.jpg)

 

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Up for a quick look to the Bald hills today. Fire road is generally packed, about 10cm at the parking lot. Went up summer trail, reasonable travelling 20-30cm in the trees. More wind affect at and above treeline, numerous subsidences right at treeline where the slab is more fragile.

Did a quick test pit and found a weakness down 3 cm just under the surface slab, a weaker midpack and a weakness (compression test 7) down 12cm on some pellets of snow (graupel)

 

Lots of wind affect in alp. Old MF layer from Sept is facetting, much weaker.

No signs of new activity though suspect of loaded features with the warm temps. -4 at 0800 parking lot, +2 at 2240 m.

 

Getting down the road is OK, strong snowplow seems to work.

Nice day..

 

Checked BS canyon early week and still too much water running.

Checked marmot falls, "edge of the world" again not really formed yet.

 

Peter

 

Peter Amann

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French Reality is in decent shape right now, thin on the first two pitches

(mainly rock climbing), last two pitches are in good shape. Not quite the

give-away that it was last year but still soft for the grade.

 

Two 70 m raps puts you at the base nice and quick. Bring a half dozen cams

to 2.5/3", a few tricams, and a few nuts. Looking at Rob Owens' recent

photos I thought that the ice was in the chimney (and so brought an overly

skimpy rack) but it's not -- it's on the wall to the right and is thin.

 

Snowpack in the Stanley Valley consists of about 30 cm of dry,

unconsolidated faceting snow with a thin temp/rain?/wind crust on the top

(up to 10 mm thick) in patches. Snow levels are below threshold for

avalanches at least as far as Nemesis.

 

Regards,

Tom Wolfe

 

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A couple of days ago was on Nightmare on Wolf Street. Its in excellent shape

up to above the second rock pitch. Then you get wet, very wet. So we opted

not to get wet. Replaced the first hanger on the second rock pitch, It'll be

great when it cool down.

Today climbed in field, did Carlsberg, Cascade Kronenburgh and a mixed line on

Pilsner.

Carlsberg - is a little wet here and there, but good fun grade 5 climbing.

 

Cascade Kronenburgh - has a really nice line straight up the middle. Pretty

well useless pro until the second piller, but the ice was quite positive, the

kind that keeps you going until its impossible to turn back.

Good sticks if your heads into it, Grade 6 R.

-3.0 at the base this morning.

 

Pilsner - in full flow right now, very very wet. Some good mixed routes on the

right side though.

Should be great when it touches down.

 

Guniness - talked to a party that climbed guiness today. Said it was very thin

on the firsy pitch, actually placed some rock pro, like a pin. All pitches

were climable though, but thin and minimal pro.

 

Stout looks climable from the road.

 

Super Bock looks great.

 

Golden climbs are looking very thin and unclimable to date except for maybe

Lady Killer.

 

Giver.

Rich Marshall

 

 

 

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Guided all of Sacre Bleu, save for the last 40 m, yesterday. Biked in on

dry roads to the trailhead. No snow on the trail nor on the approach

talus. Climbed all the ice right from ground zero, fist pitch an

intresting WI 4 pillar (one Leeper Z piton, one knifeblade). Then a long

and stepped gulley ramble very similar in length and difficulty to This

House of Sky, another WI 4 pillar 1000 feet higher. Then into the

approach ice for Sacre Bleu, all the ice is there. Boot top snow in

narrow strips of lee. Low hazard in the last 100m to Sacre Bleu. 4 pm,

for us, at the base of the last 40m so we bailed to get into the timber

before dark. Two 70m raps with some downclimbing then a traverse skier's

right into the timber. Two 30m raps off trees to reach the base of the

route. Great climbing, long day.

 

Happy trails

Barry Blanchard

 

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Here is what I have found in the last week of being in the mountains around revelstoke.

Sapphire col today (nov 21), valley fog to about 1500m then high overcast above that. Light to moderate west winds. -1 at parking lot @ 0915 (1300m). -0.1 at 2700m @ 1430 (col). No moist snow observed today. High cloud kept out most solar radiation in that area. Above 2300m there exists a rather industrial temperature crust from the previous days melt freeze cycles due to temperature inversion. Skiable yet uninviting….. below 2300m, ski quality was fair to good with ski penetration about 15 cm (surface snow faceting). ski quality deteriorating below about 1650m due to poor coverage. Snowpack height on glacier 175, below 1650m 50cm to 20cm at 1300m. upper snowpack has settled drastically in the last several days due to warm temperatures. No signs of instability at any elevation, but would be cautious for any lurking wind slabs in the alpine or shallow and or rocky areas at any elevation. Glacier is still reasonably bony with several slots to negotiate.

Frisby ridge and Boulder mtn (monashees) and Sale mtn (selkirks), have had excellent conditions over the last week with only crusts present on steep south and some west aspects. Temperature inversions seem to have missed these areas due to elevation (all terrain below 2300m).

In general best ski conditions seem to be around tree line north and east aspects.

Have fun!!!!

 

Jeff Honig

Mountain Guide

Alpine Addictions

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Revelstoke BC

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Guiding on the route yesterday. Freezing temps all day, valley fog in

the am. The route is involved and complicated right now due to a lack of

avalanches that usually fill up the gulley. There is a new WI 4 pitch

below the keyhole pitch that is usually buried in snow (fun climbing).

Keyhole pitch is all ice and great climbing, the pullover onto talus

held in place by a dinner tray slab of slate is sporty. Upper ice is wet

in numerous places an the last pitch is pushing the upper range of WI 5.

We didn't get the last 20 m due to running out of time. Strange to say

but the route could profit from an avalanche, I'm sure its on its way.

 

Happy trails

Barry Blanchard

 

 

 

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Just back from a week of work on the Parkway, here's what we saw...

 

Nov 18 - Balfour Wall - Able to set up 5 ropes. Minimal snow on approach.

Nov 19 - 5/7/0 - No snow on approach. First pitch climbed on right hand side with half of the pillar being open, running water. This pitch was unclimbable when we got back to the base. Rest of route in good shape with exception of large chunks of ice and some rocks coming down the climbers right hand side (10 to 15 metres from climbing line) from melting ice/running water.

Nov 20 - "Bullshit Canyon" - No ice, pure drytooling. Minimal snow with the creek being just barely frozen in places.

Nov 21 - Bow Falls - Minimal snow around lake (lots of ice on trail though). Route is small right now with it being a solid WI4. Very dry and brittle. No cornice.

Gorby Falls was also climbed and reported as wet and soft ice for the crux with some brittle dinnerplates on the approach ice. Cornice on left hand side of route looked quite stable at the time. Another group went back to Balfour and did not climb the right hand pillars after lunch as it was heating up too much.

Nov 22 - Two O'clock Falls - Again no snow on approach and wet and soft. Melt out was also climbed and reported as in good shape with some running water in spots, easy to avoid. Route was rapped from a tree about 150m lookers left of top of route to avoid streams of water on the route.

Nov 23 - Haffner - Coming along nicely. Temperature inversion taking place as all trees were rime coated and -9 temperature was recorded.

Other observations - Curtain Call has fallen down, as has the routes above La Tabernac. Couldn't see the bottom but looked like parts of Tabernac had crashed too!. Minimum temperature all week were -6 with maximums being +7. Polar Circus looked good with the second last pitch looking like the crux. Weeping Wall was falling apart. Basically anything that was south facing was getting torched. Shades of Beauty looked good. Observed numerous point releases on south aspects (Mt. Wilson) as well as NE aspects (Mt. Jimmy Simpson). Murchison looked like solid WI5.

 

On behalf of Stevie B, Grant M and Mike S

 

Cheers

 

Mike Stuart

ACMG Assistant Alpine Guide

#1-730 3ST Canmore, AB T1W 2J6

T: 403 609 8454

E: m_stuart@telus.net

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