27 Apr 2012

Mt Currie still has lots of snow for some spectacular spring avalanches!

At 2280 meters the temperature is -6 as of 06:00, winds were 20-35 KPH from the SE.
At 1550 meters the temperature was -3, 99 % relative humidity and the barometer is rising.
In the valley it is +2. Will have snow amounts after 08:00. A trace of snow at 1550 over night.

For the updated avalanche advisory click here: Avalanche Advisory

Another paper on Grain Growth Theories: Isothermal Research

From the CAA, wet snow avalanches: Spring Conditions

Na cycle in Blackcomb Bowl yesterday.    Tony Sittlinger Photos

Cornice Control in Blackcomb Bowl