Avalanche Forecast

Issued: Feb 12th, 2024 4:00PM

The alpine rating is moderate, the treeline rating is low, and the below treeline rating is low. Known problems include Loose Wet.

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Exercise caution on steep slopes, particularly when exposed to direct sun.




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

Roughly 30 cm of heavy, wet, "coastal" snow has buried a widespread, thick crust at higher elevations. New snow may still need time to bond to the underlying crust in areas.

Conditions remain rugged at lower elevations with a shallow and largely isothermal snowpack.

Weather Summary

Monday Night

Clear skies. 10 to 20 km/h northwest ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -1 °C. Freezing level 1500 m.


Sunny. 10 to 30 km/h northeast ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -3 °C. Freezing level 1300 m.


Sunny. 40 to 50 km/h east ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature 1000 m.


Mostly sunny. 40 to 50 km/h east ridgetop wind. Treeline temperaturere 1000 m.

More details can be found in the Mountain Weather Forecast.

Terrain and Travel Advice

  • Avoid exposure to steep sun exposed slopes.
  • Closely monitor how the new snow is bonding to the crust.
  • Expect shallow snow cover that barely covers ground roughness.


Loose Wet

An icon showing Loose Wet

Recent snowfall has buried a widespread crust and may be at risk of weakening with warm temperatures and solar exposure.

Aspects: All aspects.

Elevations: All elevations.


Unlikely - Possible

Expected Size

1 - 1.5

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