Avalanche Forecast

Issued: Apr 19th, 2024 4:00PM

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

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Be aware of changing snow conditions throughout the day and avoid sun-exposed slopes during the warmest hours.




Avalanche Summary

No recent avalanche activity has been reported.

Despite the low danger rating, the likelihood of triggering an avalanche will likely increase throughout the day with warming and strong solar radiation expected.

Snowpack Summary

A widespread melt-freeze crust is likely found on the surface in all but north-facing alpine terrain. The crust will weaken and transition to wet snow with daytime warming and solar radiation.

Wind-affected dry snow may persist in north-facing, high alpine terrain.

Weather Summary

Friday Night

Clear. 10 to 30 km/h southeast ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -1 °C. Freezing level 1000 m.


Sunny. 10 to 30 km/h southwest ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature +3 °C. Freezing level 2000 m.


Cloudy with 0 to 5 cm of snow at higher elevations. Freezing level 1600 m. 40 to 60 km/h west ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature 0 °C.


Mostly cloudy. 20 to 40 km/h west ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature 0 °C. Freezing level 1600 m.

More details can be found in the Mountain Weather Forecast.

Terrain and Travel Advice

  • Be alert to conditions that change with elevation and sun exposure.
  • When a thick, melt-freeze surface crust is present, avalanche activity is unlikely.
  • Back off slopes as the surface becomes moist or wet with rising temperatures.
  • Pay attention to cornices and give them a wide berth when traveling on or below ridges.

Valid until: Apr 20th, 2024 4:00PM