6 Dec 2013

December 6, 2013

Some surface hoar developing! Very dense windslab can be found on certain terrain features.

Lots of keeners out there.

Sunset December 5, 2013.

Weather observations for December 6, 2013, taken at 06:00 Hrs.
2180 meters    -24, winds were 30-65 KPH from the N
1860 meters    -20, winds were 20-40 KPH from the E
1835 meters     No Data
1650 meters    -19, No new snow, Base 82 cm
1550 meters    -17, No new snow, Base 55 cm
  660 meters    -11  Valley Temp, Sunset 16:11 today

The high pressure will prevail into early next week. The arctic outflow will bring colder temperatures today into tomorrow with stronger winds in the alpine. A change is forecasted for Saturday evening with slightly warmer temperatures. Long term sees an off shore flow developing Tuesday with the possibility of some light snow on Wednesday, hope this is the end of the blocking pattern!! Enjoy the sunshine, but dress warm if venturing into the mountains today!

Hurricane batters Scotland: Heading to Europe

Avalanche Advisory for the the Front Range: Colorado

 Clip of Chamois outrunning avalanche: France

Avalanche Awareness for Snowmobiler's: John Knight

A simple reliable transceiver: Mammut Element

Yesterday's Satellite picture, there was certainly a nice hole over Whistler most of the day.

The high gets pinched a bit on Saturday.

Thank You Snowmaking, Lets hope we get a weather pattern change next Wednesday.

Not sure if this is the same mountaineer as yesterday, but willing to go where most people do not.

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