Issued: Jan 15th, 2024 4:00PM
The alpine rating is Wind Slabs., the treeline rating is , and the below treeline rating is Known problems include
Wind slabs can be found on all aspects from variable winds, be cautious moving into wind-affected terrain.
No new avalanches have been reported in the region.
We expect that new rider triggerable wind slabs could be found on all aspects on Tuesday.
Up to 20 cm of recent snow will likely have formed wind slab on all aspects and at all elevations.
A layer of surface hoar that formed on Christmas Eve may be found 50 cm deep, but recent observations suggest it has bonded.
Clearing throughout the night, up to 2 cm of new snow possible, northeast alpine wind 25 to 40 km/h, treeline temperature -15°C.
Mostly sunny with no new snow expected, northeast alpine wind 20 to 40 km/h, treeline temperature -11°C.
A mix of sun and cloud with up to 5 cm of new snow expected, northeast alpine wind 35 to 50 km/h, treeline temperature falling to -18°C.
A mix of sun and cloud with up to 5 cm of new snow expected, northeast alpine wind 35 to 50 km/h, treeline temperature falling to -21°C.
More details can be found in the Mountain Weather Forecast.
Terrain and Travel Advice
- Recent wind has varied in direction so watch for wind slabs on all aspects.
- Avoid slopes that sound hollow or drum-like.
- Seek out sheltered terrain where new snow hasn't been wind-affected.
Variable winds may have formed wind slabs on a variety of aspects in exposed terrain.
Aspects: All aspects.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.
Valid until: Jan 16th, 2024 4:00PM