Avalanche Forecast

Issued: Apr 19th, 2024 4:00PM

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

Avalanche Canada LG, Avalanche Canada


With up to 20cm of new snow this week small new windslabs may exist in higher areas with dry snow. With warming temps on Saturday and Monday wet loose avalanches may run on an old crust. Spring is the time for bigger objectives however good snowpack awareness is still important.




Avalanche Summary

No new avalanches observed

Snowpack Summary

Up to 20cm of new snow is fell this week on top of a surface crust and a well-settled spring snowpack. Below treeline in the eastern areas of the park is generally below threshold for avalanches.

Weather Summary


Clear skies with an alpine high of +2°C. Winds will be variable and light


Overcast with light flurries. Alpine high of -2°C. Winds moderate to strong SW.


Broken skies with an alpine high of +2°C. Winds moderate decreasing to light through the day from the W.

For more info: Mountain Weather Forecast.

Terrain and Travel Advice

  • Keep in mind the crust offers an excellent bed surface for avalanches.
  • Minimize exposure to sun-exposed slopes when the solar radiation is strong.


Wind Slabs

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Expect windslab on crust to exist anywhere where there is still dry snow

Aspects: All aspects.

Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.



Expected Size

1 - 1.5

Loose Wet

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For peak solar

Aspects: East, South East, South, South West, West.

Elevations: All elevations.



Expected Size

1 - 1.5

Valid until: Apr 22nd, 2024 4:00PM