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Issued at 29/03/2017 4:33pm. Valid till 31/03/2017 6pm

Aoraki/Mt Cook

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
10am - 5pm
Alpine level
High Alpine: Above 2000m
Alpine: 1000 to 2000m
Low Alpine: Below 1000m
Description:
There still remains an isolated danger of small wet loose slides coming out of steep terrain in the heat of the day and solar affected aspects. Look around and plan your route with this in mind during warm part of the day.

Recent Avalanche Activity

Recent Avalanche Activity
No new reports from the hills but plenty of icecliff and rockfall activity heard from the village

Current Snowpack Conditions

Current Snowpack Conditions
For the most part, there is a stable and consolidated snow pack with a predominance of wet grains. The permanent snow line has retreated for the most part to above 2000m and the Glacial regions.


Mountain Weather

Mountain Weather
Mostly fine but cloud developing later with the possibility of drizzle or light rain in the west.


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Forecast by Dave McKinley

Avalanche Forecast Regions:
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Mountainf Safety Council websiteAdventure Smart websiteNew Zealand Avalanche Center