The forecast calls for cloudy with sunny periods and a trace of precipitation. An alpine high temp of -13C is expected for today. Sunny with cloudy periods, light winds and -15C is the forecast for the next few days.
A dusting of new snow fell overnight. 15cm of settled snow resides on old wind slabs in the alpine. In sheltered areas the recent snow is covering surface hoar and facets. A crust on steep solar aspects makes for difficult traveling conditions, both uphill and down. The mid and lower snowpack is well settled and strong. A dusting of new snow .
No new avalanches observed in the last 24hrs. Thursday three size 1.5-2.0 natural solar triggered avalanches observed in S facing paths in the highway corridor E of Rogers Pass. A size 3 likely cornice triggered slide occurred in the past week off the E face of the S ridge of Mt Bonney. This was a deep slab release on an unsupported feature.
Due to the number of field observations