Avalanche Forecast

Issued: Feb 12th, 2024 4:00PM

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

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Recent snowfall continues to stabilize and bond with the underlying crust.




Avalanche Summary

No new avalanches have been reported in this region.

If you do go into the backcountry, please consider submitting a MIN report.

Snowpack Summary

Approximately 30 to 40 cm of new snow has buried a widespread, thick crust at higher elevations.

The mid and lower snowpack are well-settled and strong.

At lower elevations, conditions remain rugged with a shallow snowpack and largely wet snow surfaces.

Weather Summary

Monday Night

Clear skies. 10 to 20 km/h northwest ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -4 °C. Freezing level 1200 m.


Sunny. 20 to 40 km/h northeast ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -6 °C. Freezing level 1000 m.


Sunny. 30 to 50 km/h northeast ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -9 °C.


Mostly sunny. 40 to 60 km/h east ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -11 °C.

More details can be found in the Mountain Weather Forecast.

Terrain and Travel Advice

  • Avoid areas where the snow feels stiff and/or slabby.
  • Closely monitor how the new snow is bonding to the crust.
  • Expect shallow snow cover that barely covers ground roughness.


Storm Slabs

An icon showing Storm Slabs

Recent snow may be creating cohesive slabs atop a widespread crust.

Aspects: All aspects.

Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.



Expected Size

1 - 2

Valid until: Feb 13th, 2024 4:00PM