Scouring.

30th January 2015

In locations exposed the strengthening North Westerly winds, the soft snow which fell on Wednesday night was being scoured. This was being re-deposited as quite hard slab on top off layers of lower density, softer weak snow to create quite an unstable combination. I saw fresh looking avalanche debris on the South East face of Creise. Little change is expected during the next few days.

Sron a Creise from the road.

Sron a Creise from the road.

A recent avalanche (down through the patch of sun light) on Creise.

A recent avalanche (down through the patch of sun light) on Creise.

Windward aspects are generally pretty scoured.

Windward aspects are generally pretty scoured.

Cracking underfoot at the edge of a drift. The fresh windslab is not very stable.

Cracking underfoot at the edge of a drift. The fresh windslab is not very stable.

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