Wet flurries, rain and rising temperatures can all warm the snowpack and increase the likelihood for loose wet avalanches, especially in areas with fresh snow.
Minimize exposure to steep, sun-exposed slopes when the solar radiation is strong.Use extra caution on slopes if the snow is moist or wet.
Aspects: East, South East, South, South West, West.
Elevations: All elevations.
Expected Size1 - 1.5
Snowfall Wednesday accumulated at upper elevations. Use caution around ridge crests and lee terrain features, where deposits will be most reactive.
Pay attention to overhead hazards like cornices.Minimize overhead exposure during periods of heavy loading from new snow and wind.Be careful with wind loaded pockets, especially near ridge crests and roll-overs.
Aspects: All aspects.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.