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Issued at 5/07/2015 7:20am. Valid till 7/07/2015 6pm

Taranaki

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
12pm - 3pm
Alpine level
High Alpine: Above 2000m
Alpine: 1000 to 2000m
Low Alpine: Below 1000m
Description:
Cool conditions on the upper mountain have keep the snow pack feel well locked up, so the avalanche danger is sitting at LOW. Expect this to change from Tuesday onwards as Taranaki weather will change to bring snow to low levels. At the present make sure you have your crampons and ice axe with you enjoying the last couple of fine days before the weather packs in. Travel safe.

Recent Avalanche Activity

Recent Avalanche Activity
No report or observed avalanches within the past 24hrs. Any observed debris or avalanches please report though this website.

Current Snowpack Conditions

Current Snowpack Conditions
Firm conditions across the mountain with the rain and melt freeze cycles having impacted the snow greatly over the past week. Current snow line is around 1700m.

Mountain Weather

Mountain Weather
Looks like the weather will change to bring snow to Taranaki on Tuesday though to Thursday at low levels. Fingers crossed. Look at the long range forecast charts for Tuesday there is a good pocket of moisture which should hit Taranaki with the cooler southerly feed behind it which should continue though to Wednesday.


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Sliding Danger

Slide For Life
Firm conditions use care.

Forecast by Todd Cations-Velvin

Mountain Safety Council
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