Today was clear and cold at Whistler Blackcomb. Temps of -13 C up top and no wind. The lower mountain had gotten hard after the high snow levels and a hard freeze, but the alpine powder was holding up well. Avalanche conditions remained Moderate today: "Sz 2 storm slabs upto 60cm in depth were reported yesterday. Most of this activity was above 2200m and initiated with explosives. However isolated areas in lee alpine terrain saw skier triggered slabs that ran wide and were below 2200m.” - whistlerblackcomb.com Alpine Powder @ Blackcomb Today | January 10th, 2011 | Unofficial Networks

Alpine Powder @ Blackcomb Today | January 10th, 2011

Alpine Powder @ Blackcomb Today | January 10th, 2011

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Alpine Powder @ Blackcomb Today | January 10th, 2011

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Today was clear and cold at Whistler Blackcomb.  Temps of -13 C up top and no wind.  The lower mountain had gotten hard after the high snow levels and a hard freeze, but the alpine powder was holding up splendidly.

View looking Northwest from Blackcomb glacier today

Avalanche conditions remained Moderate today:

“Sz 2 storm slabs upto 60cm in depth were reported yesterday. Most of this activity was above 2200m and initiated with explosives. However isolated areas in lee alpine terrain saw skier triggered slabs that ran wide and were below 2200m.” – whistlerblackcomb.com

rime on blackcomb peak

Blackcomb peak from 7th Heaven today

Many skiers and riders stayed on low angle smallerish terrain.  Lakeside bowl was a nice place to start.

Snow conditions today:  6-8 inches of dense, fun powder up high.  Hard snow down low.

Tomorrow should be a great day to tour off Blackcomb.

Jakey skiing skis on skiing snow in Lakeside today

 

Tremor peak lookin’ F.I.N.E. fine today

 

rime on blackcomb

I kinda forget where this was, but I think part of Blackcomb peak zone looking Northwest

 

Looking Southwest from Blackcomb glacier

 

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