Among the rarer land forms in the Canadian Rockies are snow-avalanche impact pools. They are small ponds located at the foot of steep avalanche slopes scoured out by snow avalanches with a mound of debris behind them. We visited the impact pool at Upper Tombstone Lake.
Avalanche Impact Pool
We revisited the Burstall Avalanche Impact Pool on Canada Day to see what it looked like without snow. Here are a few pictures and a description of the best summer route.