Near surface instability.

27th February 2016

(Above) 40 degrees inclination, ESE aspect at 760m. Near surface instability on mixed forms (partially facetted grains).

surface X-section2(Above) Details of the sliding layer. Other weak layers above it + deeper in the snowpack.

Comments on this post

  • Grant Duff
    27th February 2016 7:04 pm

    The education continues, thanks.

  • Callum
    27th February 2016 9:26 pm

    I feel that I have learnt so much about the ever changing snow pack from your blogs, you make it come alive and hopefully help to keep me alive! Thanks again for all the effort you put into the report in some pretty grim weather…except today…

    Cheers Callum

    • meagaidhadmin
      27th February 2016 11:31 pm

      Hi Callum,

      Many thanks for your kind comment and support for our blog. Pleased you find it useful.

      For some reason the weather is normally awful when I’m the duty forecaster so it’s a welcome surprise when I have a run of a few days when the sky is an unfamiliar blue colour with a blinding yellow ball in it!

      (I really must stop sniffing when I’m shooting video. It sounds terrible when I replay it!)

  • Andrew
    27th February 2016 11:22 pm

    Somebody didn’t get a handkerchief for xmas!

    • meagaidhadmin
      27th February 2016 11:38 pm

      Hi Andrew,

      You’re right! The howling wind normally disguises my dreadful snivelling so in future I’ll be muting the sound on still days!

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