Jasper National Park Avalanche Forecast
Jan 14th, 2020 4:00PM
The alpine rating is Deep Persistent Slabs., the treeline rating is , and the below treeline rating is Known problems include
Slow progression toward tolerable temperatures beginning today (Wednesday).
Caution is advised if you plan to venture out Ice Climbing; pillars and daggers will be extremely brittle in these cold temperatures.
The arctic air will continue to dominate the weather until Friday. A gradual warming trend will commence on Wednesday with the possibility of very light precip on Thursday. The CAA's Mountain Weather forecast now includes a more specific Alberta Rockies synopsis.
Surface faceting at all elevations. Weakening midpack comprised of mixed forms and facets, bridging basal facets and DH. HS Average at TL: ~150cm.
No new avalanches observed or reported
Deep Persistent Slabs
Numerous avalanches were observed throughout the region that failed to ground. Activity has tapered off but may be waiting for the human trigger.
- Use caution on open slopes and convex rolls
- Be aware of thin areas that may propogate to deeper instabilites.
Valid until: Jan 15th, 2020 4:00PM