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Issued at 20/10/2017 9:21am. Valid till 23/10/2017 6pm

Mt Hutt

Mountain
Current avalanche advisory
High Alpine

Above 2000 meters

Alpine

1000 to 2000 meters

Sub Alpine

Below 1000 meters

Avalanche Danger Scale
Avalanche Danger Scale
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Primary Avalanche Danger

Dangerous Aspects
high
Danger Rose
1
Highest Danger Rating
Likelihood
indicator
gauge
Certain
Likely
Unlikely
Size
indicator
gauge
Largest
Small
Trend
indicator
gauge
Increasing
No change
Decreasing
Time of day
clock
Time of day
11am - 4pm
Alpine level
High Alpine: Above 2000m
Alpine: 1000 to 2000m
Low Alpine: Below 1000m
Description:
A Low danger for loose wet avalanche activity exists in the Hutt backcountry. On solar aspects as the sun comes out expect the snow to soften and become loose. Be careful of whats above you with a high freezing level tomorrow.

Recent Avalanche Activity

Recent Avalanche Activity
No recent avalanche activity.

Current Snowpack Conditions

Current Snowpack Conditions
Warm temps have consolidated the snowpack at most elevations. The freezing level dropped and firmed up the snowpack with solar (north facing) slopes warming during the day.

Mountain Weather

Mountain Weather
Fine day tomorrow, winds picking up later today then dropping again tomorrow, freezing level to 3500m dropping to 2900m .


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Sliding Danger

Slide For Life
Crampons and ice axe recommended with the melt/freeze day and night

Forecast by Jamie Robertson

Avalanche Forecast Regions:
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Mountainf Safety Council websiteAdventure Smart websiteNew Zealand Avalanche Center