Avalanche Forecast

Issued: Jan 14th, 2024 4:00PM

The alpine rating is low, the treeline rating is low, and the below treeline rating is low. Known problems include Wind Slabs.

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In areas with enough snow to ride, thick to thin snow pack transitions remain a concern.




Avalanche Summary

No new or recent avalanches have been reported, however there are very few field observations coming from this forecast area.

If you go out in the backcountry, please consider sharing your observations on the Mountain Information Network (MIN).

Snowpack Summary

15 cm of snow fell in the region early last week which sits on a widespread crust that exists up to 1400 m. South and west-facing alpine slopes are generally scoured with only a bit of recent wind transported snow from this weekend's northerly wind.

The snowpack is generally shallow with multiple crusts. Pockets of deeper snow may be found near ridges, gully features, and established avalanche paths.

Average snowpack depths at treeline vary between 20 to 80 cm.

Weather Summary

Sunday Night

Clear, with no new snow, northwest alpine wind 20-50 km/h, treeline temperature high of -25 °C.


Mix of sun and cloud, with no new snow, west alpine wind 30-50 km/h, treeline temperature high of -18 °C.


Mostly cloudy with up to 7 cm of snow, east alpine wind 10-20 km/h, treeline temperature -15 °C.


Mix of sun and cloud with no new snow, northeast alpine wind 30-60 km/h, treeline temperature high of -25 °C.

More details can be found in the Mountain Weather Forecast.

Terrain and Travel Advice

  • Expect shallow snow cover that barely covers ground roughness.
  • Avalanche danger is often elevated in alpine gullies where snow has accumulated.


Wind Slabs

An icon showing Wind Slabs

Avalanches are possible in isolated terrain features like gullies and alpine bowls where deeper deposits of wind-loaded snow exist.

Aspects: All aspects.

Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.


Unlikely - Possible

Expected Size

1 - 1.5

Valid until: Jan 15th, 2024 4:00PM