Adding to the grab factor that breakable crust was mush underneath. On top of it a fresh coat of cold snow which made it look inviting, but it was not deep, just a delusional veneer. Even so, turns were possible though not exactly reliable or safe.
Avalanches aren’t the major danger today, the SAC is calling for low to moderate danger, blowing your knee out when the crust gives way is. If we can get a good cold snap the snowpack should bond up nice and solid and then it’ll be game on again, probably on Monday.
Meanwhile, up in Alaska, Valdez Telehead files this report:
Have a great weekend folks.