50-100 cm of snow is now sitting on a persistent weak layer of surface hoar and crust that was buried in mid January.
Any steep opening in the trees should be treated as suspect right now.Use conservative route selection, choose moderate angled and supported terrain with low consequence.
Aspects: All aspects.
Elevations: Treeline, Below Treeline.
LikelihoodLikely - Possible
Expected Size1.5 - 3
30-80 cm of recent snow has been redistributed by north and east winds over the past couple of days.
If triggered, wind slabs may step down to deeper layers and result in even larger avalanches.Be careful with wind loaded pockets, especially near ridge crests and roll-overs.
Aspects: South East, South, South West, West, North West.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.