The Shape of Things to Come
Think you can figure things out by licking your finger and holding it up in the wind? Think again. In a digital age, backcountry information comes from many different sources.
Written by professionals, these are still the cornerstone of any pre-planning. Often spanning whole mountain ranges or states, these forecasts give a great overview of what to expect out there.
Field reports written by people on the ground. Anyone could (and should) submit an observation. See something, share it!
Got a question, ask it. Got an answer, shout it out! An open, honest discussion forum is essential for sharing vital information about current conditions.
Paying attention to past conditions and expected future events can help you make smarter decisions.
Same Great Forecasts, Repurposed
This isn't reinventing the wheel. Avalanche forecasts are sacred, and still form an integral part of backcountry planning. Avalog takes the same forecasts you already know and love, and makes them as accessible and easy to read as possible.
Avalanche Danger Ratings
LowNatural avalanches unlikely.
ModerateNatural avalanches unlikely, human triggered possible.
ConsiderableNatural avalanches possible, human triggered probable.
HighNatural and human triggered avalanches likely.
ExtremeWidespread avalanches certain.
Below ThresholdBelow Threshold.
Deep Persistent Slabs
Avalog is an open platform that makes sharing backcountry information easier. By building a community and creating discussions around professional avalanche forecasts, backcountry adventurers can access up-to-date information, helping them make smarter decisions.