High avalanche hazard

7th February 2011

The snow profile site today shows the thickness of the new slab. The Staedtler 2H pencil indicates the stiffer firmer surface layer lying on a thick 4 Finger resistance layer (maybe you can see the 4F mark), below and just above the old snow ice crust is the very soft fist resistant layer. The snow started here in light winds,as the winds picked up the slab became more dense.
Definitely got the red light warning out for tomorrow with forecast warming and further re-distribution of snow.

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