Snowy Glen Coe with some deep accumulations
14th December 2019
Trail breaking in some deep drifting snow for climbers and walkers today. Snow showers fell above 300 metres for most of the day, often heavy at times with rain at lower elevations. Winds were fresh, occasionally strong from the West and the freezing level was around 550 metres.
AVALANCHE HAZARD MODERATE;
Warning signs can occur in isolated cases. Avalanches can be triggered in particular on very steep slopes with the aspect and elevation indicated in the avalanche report. Relatively large natural avalanches are not to be expected.
Routes should be selected carefully, especially on slopes with the aspect and elevation indicated in the avalanche report. Travel on very steep slopes one person at a time. Pay attention to unfavourable snowpack structure.
Forecast for around 50 % of the winter season.
Around 30 % of avalanche fatalities.
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