There is a layer of weak feathery surface hoar 20-40 cm below the surface and another 40-80 cm down. The former most reactive, especially where it is sitting on a crust.
Caution around sheltered open areas at treeline and below including cutblocks, gulleys, and glades.
Aspects: All aspects.
Elevations: Treeline, Below Treeline.
Expected Size1.5 - 2
Winds continue to transport loose snow and build wind slabs. Shifting winds have formed slabs on all aspects, the most reactive will be in wind-loaded and cross-loaded terrain.
Watch for signs of instability such as whumpfing, hollow sounds, or shooting cracks.Be careful with wind loaded pockets, especially near ridge crests and roll-overs.
Aspects: North East, East, South East, South, South West.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.