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COskier is an idiot. If you take the right off the lift and take the hike/traverse into the sidecountry there is definitely avy danger. I ski Canyons all the time and the area around North face slide all the time. In addition if you're alone don't ever, ever, ever drop into something untouched. There isn't any way to test the snowpack from the ridge other than cutting a cornice.
COSkier I hope you know that "black terrain" is slideable. Anything with 30 degrees of inclination or more can slide and 35-37 degrees is prime Avy terrain which most of those faces are in that area.
Check out: http://utahavalanchecenter.org/advisory/slc for Avy reports in the Wasatch.
I don't mean to make it seem so dangerous but you should defintely know that there is danger. You are going into the backcountry. There is not someone holding your hand when you're out there and Ski Patrol does not any work there.
If you wan't to experience similar terrain but still be inbounds go up Super Condor and hike Murdoc Peak and the ridgeline up there. It is all pretty sweet up there and offers great, safe terrain.
That ridge is full of wind-loaded faces and cornices, On tuesday I saw several slides in that backcoutnry area.
There is a lower gate you can go down that isnt backcountry that leads into the Magic Lines / Fantasy Ridge area.
But there are most defintely cornices and slides in the Canyons sidecountry areas
Supposed to snow a little bit this weekend but yeah should be spring conditions mostly from here on out