Avalanche Forecast

Issued: Apr 6th, 2023 4:00PM

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

Avalanche Canada LG, Avalanche Canada


As temps rise over the weekend watch for wet loose avalanches on on solar aspects. Dry snow can still be found on polar aspects and recent SW winds will have formed fresh windslab.




Avalanche Summary

There was a dry loose cycle earlier in the week to size 2. Avalanches were isolated to new snow.

Snowpack Summary

10-15cm of new snow from this week is becoming moist on solars at all elevations during the day. Strong re-freezes have been occurring overnight. Polar aspects still consist of dry snow above 1600 m. The January melt freeze crust is buried 60-100cm. Alpine and Treeline midpack is well settled and overlies basal facets and depth hoar. Below treeline, the Jan Crust overlies facets and depth hoar to ground.

Weather Summary


Alpine high +5 under clear skies. Winds moderate SW


Alpine high of zero with broken skies. Moderate SW winds


Alpine high of +5 with clear skies. Winds moderate SW.


Loose Wet

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Aspects: East, South East, South, South West, West.

Elevations: All elevations.



Expected Size

1 - 1.5

Wind Slabs

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Minimal dry snow is available for transport but thin windslabs are still possible in lee features.

Aspects: North, North East, East.

Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.



Expected Size

1 - 1.5

Valid until: Apr 9th, 2023 4:00PM