Avalanche Forecast

Issued: Apr 13th, 2023 4:00PM

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

Avalanche Canada BM, Avalanche Canada


Watch for changing conditions during the day with periods of strong sun and potential bursts of snowfall.




Avalanche Summary

No new avalanches observed or reported in the past few days.

On Monday numerous wet loose avalanches up to size 2.5 were observed from steep terrain and on all aspects.

Snowpack Summary

In the alpine and high treeline, 5-10 cm of snow sits over a new melt freeze crust with moist snow below from the rain event earlier in the week. The January melt freeze crust is buried 60-100cm. Alpine and Treeline midpack is well settled and overlies basal facets and depth hoar.

Weather Summary


Mix of sun and cloud with flurries possible. Alpine high of -2°C, light ridgetop winds.


Mix of sun and cloud, alpine high of 0°C. Light to moderate SW winds.


Mostly cloudy with scattered flurries, alpine high of +2°C. Moderate SW winds.

Terrain and Travel Advice

  • Minimize exposure to sun-exposed slopes when the solar radiation is strong.


Loose Wet

An icon showing Loose Wet

Brief periods of direct sun can rapidly warm the surface snow at this time of year, be alert to changing conditions with sun exposure.

Aspects: South East, South, South West.

Elevations: All elevations.



Expected Size

1 - 1.5

Valid until: Apr 16th, 2023 4:00PM