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Issued at 21/01/2018 10:42am. Valid till 24/01/2018 6pm

Aoraki/Mt Cook

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
All day
Alpine level
High Alpine: Above 2000m
Alpine: 1000 to 2000m
Low Alpine: Below 1000m
Description:
On solar affected slopes there will be a chance of loose snow avalanching out of steep terrain in the heat of the day.

Recent Avalanche Activity

Recent Avalanche Activity
The only recent observations have been of ice Serac activity.

Current Snowpack Conditions

Current Snowpack Conditions
Wet grains to almost all elevations. Lower elevations on the glacier are down to last seasons old ice layers.

Mountain Weather

Mountain Weather
Mostly fine with just a few showers in the afternoons over the weekend, North to nor'wester winds and a freezing level above 3000m.
Some light showers possible again on Monday before mostly fine for the rest of the week.


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Forecast by Dave McKinley

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