Issued: Feb 12th, 2024 4:00PM
The alpine rating is Storm Slabs., the treeline rating is , and the below treeline rating is Known problems include
Snow continues to fall building storm slabs at all elevations.Choose conservative terrain while the new snow bonds.
Numerous explosive and rider-triggered large (size 2) storm slabs were reported near Fernie on Monday.
30 cm of storm snow with more on the way overlies a thick rain crust now buried 40 to 50 cm deep, which seems well-bonded at lower elevations but may need more time to bond in the alpine.
Crusts and facets in the mid and lower snowpack can still be found in isolated pockets.
Mostly cloudy with 5 to 10 cm of snow. 20 km/h northwest ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -8 °C.
Cloudy with 5 to 10 cm of snow. 20 km/h northeast ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -10 °C.
Mostly clear skies. 20 km/h east ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -12 °C.
Mostly cloudy. 30 to 40 km/h east ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -16 °C.
More details can be found in the Mountain Weather Forecast.
Terrain and Travel Advice
- Continue to make conservative terrain choices while the storm snow settles and stabilizes.
Continued snow is making storm slabs deeper and deeper. As it snows dial back your terrain choices.
Aspects: All aspects.
Elevations: All elevations.
Valid until: Feb 13th, 2024 4:00PM