Very Cold and Windy with Drifting Snow !

30th January 2012

Windslab cracking underfoot – W aspect 1000 m – a good sign for snowpack instability
Looking at Mess of Potage from Windy Col showing new snow cover
A party descending the Fiacaill a Choire Chais –

More snow arrived than expected, which has created a lot of windslab build up on W through North to East aspects above 900 metres mainly. Severe drifting on the tops and into the crags. Some human triggered avalanche activity reported on a NE aspect at 1100 m.

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