Continuing light storm snow has been hammered by strong westerly winds. Surface slabs to 25cms or thicker have formed on north and easterly facing slopes and other lee terrain features. Expect deeper slabs and touchier conditions in the alpine
Aspects: North, North East, East, South East.
Elevations: All elevations.
Expected Size1 - 2
Previously deposited slabs on north and easterly facing terrain are sitting on a variety of potentially weak crystals and hard crusts. Cornice failures or other larger loads may trigger a deeper release in these layers.
Aspects: North, North East, East, South East, South.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.