Avalanche Forecast

Issued: Apr 15th, 2024 4:00PM

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

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Practice safe travel habits. Assess for changing conditions during the heat of the day.




Avalanche Summary

We haven't received any reports of new avalanches. The likelihood of triggering avalanches is low at this time.

Please consider sharing your observations to the Mountain Information Network.

Snowpack Summary

A wind affected snow surface is found in the alpine. Wind-sheltered terrain may hold soft snow. Steep sun-exposed slopes will moisten with daytime warming and freeze into a hard melt-freeze crust overnight.

Cornices are large and looming at this time of year.

Weather Summary

Monday Night

Clear skies. 10 km/h west ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -7 °C.


Clear skies. 10 km/h southwest ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -3 °C.


Mostly clear skies. 20 to 30 km/h south ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -1 °C. Freezing level rising to 1000 m.


Clear skies. 30 km/h south ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature 2 °C. Freezing level rising to 1600 m.

More details can be found in the Mountain Weather Forecast.

Terrain and Travel Advice

  • The more the snow feels like a slurpy, the more likely loose wet avalanches will become.
  • Pay attention to cornices and give them a wide berth when traveling on or below ridges.
  • Watch for wind-loaded pockets especially around ridgecrest and in extreme terrain.


Loose Wet

An icon showing Loose Wet

Wet loose avalanches could occur on steep sun exposed slopes. Cornices are also large and may weaken with daytime warming.

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

Elevations: Alpine.


Unlikely - Possible

Expected Size

1 - 1.5

Valid until: Apr 16th, 2024 4:00PM