The snowpack was shallower than I'd hoped for at the moraines but we made the worlds largest shovel up, dug a walking rutschblock and talked about the limitations of different types of pits and admired a fine ribena snow profile which picked out a lot of layers in the pack.
Avalanche activity visible left of Alladin's Couloir, plenty of droopy cornices around and the crags look buried!
The initial pour
After 5 minutes
A big pile of snow
A big shelter