There is a layer a layer of weak feathery surface hoar 20-40 cm below the surface and another 40-80 cm down. The former is currently reported to be most reactive, especially where it is sitting on a hard crust.
Caution around sheltered open areas treeline and belowBe aware of the possibility of avalanches triggering on one layer and stepping down to another
Aspects: All aspects.
Elevations: Treeline, Below Treeline.
Expected Size1 - 2
Shifting winds have redistributed last week's new snow onto a variety of aspects.
Be careful with wind loaded pockets, especially near ridge crests and roll-overs.Watch for signs of instability like whumpfing, hollow sounds, and shooting cracks.
Aspects: North, North East, East, South West, West, North West.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.