Deep snow

3rd April 2019

Heavy snow during the night and through the morning leaving a deep blanket of snow on all aspects.  Moderate to strong Easterly winds at higher levels with drifting snow creating deep widespread accumulations of unstable windslab.  Travel conditions were heavy going even with the use of skis in knee to thigh deep heavy unconsolidated snow.

At 500 metres

 

Deep unstable accumulations continue to develop.

 

Thigh deep drifts.

 

Fantastic cover but heavy going.

 

Comments on this post

Got something to say? Leave a comment

    Latest SAIS Avalanche Reports
    Archives
    Categories
    RSS Feed
    Keep up to date by subscribing to our RSS feed
Service funded by sportscotland
Forecast data supplied by the Met Office
SAIS Sponsors