Welcome into the guts of the mid-January dry spell that has reared its annual head. We have not had any snow in the past week aside from a few dribs and drabs. The forecast is much of the same. We have a strong high pressure ridge hovering over us that will not back down, it looks like it might allow a small storm to roll in for Sunday but other than that there is not a lot of precipitation in our forecast. The conditions are what you would expect after a week of no snow and decent visibility - it is getting tracked up out there. You have to venture into secret pockets to find any fresh. And even when you do, it is fairly set up and not that sweet blower pow that we have learned to love this season - which means you can pretty much get anywhere.
That being said, it is beautiful up there and there is no better place to be on a weekend then on top of a mountain! Trails are in great shape and avalanche conditions are moderate so it is a fine time to get out and play and explore.
Make sure to check www.avalanche.ca for up to date avalanche conditions and weather forecasts and check the ride report next week to see if things have improved! Have a great weekend :)