Snow Profile - Lochaber 11/02/2018 12:45:00

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SAIS - Snow Profile - Location Details

Date: 11/02/2018 Time: 12:45 Area: Lochaber Obs: BF
Grid: 194746 Alt: 1080m Aspect: 30° Incline: 10°
Location: By top of Winger Wall, Aonach Mor

SAIS - Snow Profile Data

Air Temp: -5.6° Wind Dir: 290° Wind Speed: 20mph Cloud 100%
Precip Code: 8 - Snow Drift(Y/N): Y Total Snow Depth: 110cm
Foot Pen: 25cm Ski Pen: N/A Rain at 900(Y/N): N

Summit Station Data

Summit Air Temp: -6.0° Summit Wind Dir: 260° Summit Wind Speed: 20mph

Avalanche Data

Observed aval. hazard: Considerable + Forecast aval. hazard: Considerable + Avalanche Code: 8800
Comments: Reactive Shear at 20cm
Lots of avalanche activity and cornice collapse noted.

Profile Data

Max temp gradient: 1.5 °C/10cm
Max hardness diff. of adjacent layers: 2

Depth Comments F F2 E R e
13 * * 1.00 * *
20 * * 0.50 * *
35 * * 1.00 * *
40 * * 0.50 * *
50 * * 2.00 * N/A
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