Avalanche Forecast

Issued: Feb 2nd, 2024 11:30AM

The alpine rating is low, the treeline rating is low, and the below treeline rating is below threshold.

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Enjoy the winter conditions!

Remember LOW danger isn't NO danger, so practice good travel habits and evaluate slopes on an individual basis.




Avalanche Summary

No new avalanches have been reported.

Steady snowfall and northeast wind could form wind slabs over the next few days.

Snowpack Summary

Northeast wind will redistribute soft snow on the surface this weekend. Snow depths in Long Range Mountains average about 75 cm in wind-sheltered areas, with much more variability in wind-exposed areas. The snowpack structure is strong and bonded.

Cornices have been forming along northeast-facing ridges.

Weather Summary

Friday Night

Cloudy with 1 to 5 cm of snow, 20 km/h northeast wind, alpine temperature -10 °C.


Cloudy with periods of snow, 1 to 2 cm, 30 km/h northeast wind, alpine temperature -8 °C.


Cloudy with 5 to 10 cm of snow, 30 to 50 km/h northeast wind increasing to 60 km/h gusts in the evening, alpine temperature -4 °C.


Cloudy with 5 to 10 cm of snow, 70 to 90 km/h northeast wind, alpine temperature -3 °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.

Valid until: Feb 3rd, 2024 11:30AM