Wind slab

Snow that has been deposited by the wind and can form an avalanche danger. It can be soft or hard slab depending on the strength of the wind that has moved it, and it is most likely to be found on lee slopes.

About Cameron Speirs

Born and brought up in the Scottish Highlands, Cameron, has been interested in outdoor pursuits since he was a wee lad. Over the last few decades he has climbed extensively in the Italian Dolomites as well as summiting the Matterhorn and several other 4000m alpine peaks. Closer to home he has spent many wonderful weekends mountaineering and biking in Snowdonia, Cairngorms, Glen Coe, Skye and Lochaber.
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