Issued: Feb 4th, 2024 4:00PM
The alpine rating is Wind Slabs., the treeline rating is , and the below treeline rating is Known problems include
Evaluate your line for wind slabs before committing to larger features.
No new avalanches reported.
At upper elevations, 10 to 50 cm of dry snow has been redistributed by shifting winds. This snow appears to be bonding well to an underlying crust, reaching up to 1500 m in White Pass and 1200 m in the Wheaton area.
Mostly cloudy with a trace of snow possible. South ridgetop wind 70 easing to 30 km/h. Treeline temperature -8 °C.
Cloudy with sunny breaks and a trace of snow possible. Southwest ridgetop wind 20 km/h. Treeline temperature around -6 °C.
Mostly cloudy with a trace of snow possible. Ridgetop wind southwest switching northeast 10 to 30 km/h. Treeline temperature around -10 °C.
A mix of sun and cloud. North ridgetop wind 20 to 30 km/h. Treeline temperature around -14 °C.
More details can be found in the Mountain Weather Forecast.
Terrain and Travel Advice
- Watch for wind-loaded pockets especially around ridgecrest and in extreme terrain.
- Start on smaller terrain features and gather information before committing to bigger terrain.
- Back off if you encounter whumpfing, hollow sounds, or shooting cracks.
Recent winds have shifted around the rose, redistributing surface snow into wind slabs on a variety of aspects. Wind slabs will be most reactive where they are fresh.
Aspects: All aspects.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.
Valid until: Feb 5th, 2024 4:00PM