New wind slabs may be triggered by the weight of a person on terrain features lee to easterly winds. Old wind slabs are buried in many alpine and open treeline areas.
Be cautious as you transition into wind affected terrain.>Highmark or enter your line well below ridge crests to avoid wind loaded pillows.>Give cornices a wide berth when travelling on or below ridges.>
Aspects: All aspects.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.