March 24, 2016 – Golden BC Snowmobile Conditions and Conditions Report
March 24, 2016
Spring riding is ON! Fun slushy lines down in the trees at lower elevations and great booter building
snow in the alpine. Bring your sunscreen this weekend cause if the sun peeks out, it’s gonna be HOT;
20cm of fresh snow is forecasted throughout the week and weekend with freezing levels staying between 950 and 1700 meters.
There’s been a few really close calls lately. We ask you to please remain vigilant with your safety and the safety of others in avalanche terrain. Always check Avalanche.ca before you ride and be prepared and aware.
A scary sledder triggered avalanche in Gorman Lake this week.
Another scary avalanche caught on video from March 13 in Gorman Lake. Here’s an excellent blog from Sleddermag.com about it.
Grooming and Fee Schedule
Thanks to Jeremy Guy and Black Lung Welding, the new and custom handmade in Golden BBQ is done and up and running at the Quartz creek cabin so bring something to grill up for lunch; propane is supplied by SledGolden and hauled up in 20 pounders so please remember to shut it off when you’re done.
Grooming and fee collection is still in full swing but the snow is a little thin down low on some of the trails. Fast Cat grooming is doing some great work farming the snow off the sides and keeping it smooth.
The grooming and fee collection schedule for the next week is as follows: