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Issued at 21/09/2017 2:16pm. Valid till 22/09/2017 6pm

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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
10am - 4pm
Alpine level
High Alpine: Above 2000m
Alpine: 1000 to 2000m
Low Alpine: Below 1000m
Description:
Small Human triggered loose wet slides are possible today on steep slopes affected by rain and warm temps. Some natural activity may occur tomorrow when the sun comes out to warm any new snow that has fallen above 1800m.

Recent Avalanche Activity

Recent Avalanche Activity
No reports

Current Snowpack Conditions

Current Snowpack Conditions
Spring conditions, 10 to 15cms of new snow fell Monday and settled out quickly with warm temps over the next two days. Today we have light rain below about 1800m with a few cms of new snow higher up.

Mountain Weather

Mountain Weather
Grey drizzly easterly weather today clearing Friday.


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Forecast by Trevor Streat

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