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Dec. 18, 2012, Bagley Lakes Area
« on: 12/18/12, 05:17 PM »

Just a heads up, when the visibility perked up, I could see a debris pile from the base of Blueberry Chutes towards Table all along the north facing aspect of the area. I could not say how large the slides or fractures were as the light was quite flat.

I skied a benched gully, S-SSE aspect today, and there were small pockets of storm slab that moved when skiing over a convexity, but really were of little consequence where I was. I could see that maybe some of these pockets causing some problems on some of the larger open areas, perhaps, but I avoided these.

I did some hasty pits on the skin track, and again, on only specific areas where perhaps there was some wind effect, or storm slab, I could break off a small block. The interface was ill-defined, and seemed to just be storm layers. A rare crack appeared at the turn of the skin track only, ran for a meter or two. Nothing moved.

The wind was quite swirly in there.

I did not dig a formal pit, so cannot comment on that.

The snow was nice to ski on/in.

George
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