A day in the white room

11th January 2016

Heavy snow showers and drifting with snow cover becoming more widespread.

On a NE aspect at 1100m. Shooting cracks within new weakly bonded windslab.

On a NE aspect at 1100m. Shooting cracks within new accumulations of weakly bonded windslab.

Soft deep accumulations form below a cornice on a N facing slope

Soft deep accumulations have developed below an old cornice on this N facing slope

Some older cornices have turned into solid ice; however new unstable cornices are developing

Some older cornices have turned into solid ice; however new unstable cornices are developing

 

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