Snow showers fell to 250 metres
16th March 2019
Snow lying mainly above 250 metres with some deeper drifts at high elevations, exposed ridges scoured and icy where crampons are required. Poor visibility through most of the day particularly in the heavier snow showers. Winds were 20 -30 mph mainly from the East.
Unstable windslab persists mainly North through East to South-East aspects above 800 metres. Through the day, additional weakly bonded windslab deposits were developing mainly on South-West to North-West aspects above 900 metres. Cornices are fragile. The avalanche hazard is Considerable.
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