IMPORTANT: The following information is provided in good faith. Both the observation and forecasting methods used to provide this summary are not consistent with international standard. They are based in the collective experience of those providing input on the conditions, the hazards and the respective rating if provided. Due to both the spatial and often subjective nature of the observation input available, forecasting is at best an estimate. Understanding, knowledge and practise in self assessment of alpine hazards is crucial to safe backcountry travel in all alpine areas covered here.
Pretty tough firm conditions reported off the Main Range at the moment. Take care on those slick hard aspects everyone, loosing an edge could be really serious.
• Extensive hard ice prevails at all altitudes and all aspects.
Variable warmer and windy conditions will prevail ahead of fast moving front arriving Wednesday.
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