Avalanche Forecast Waterton Lakes National Park

Date Issued: Valid Until:

Parks Canada Jon Stuart-Smith, Parks Canada

Avalanche Forecast

Fri Feb. 17th ยท 4:13PM

Alpine

Danger Ratings Moderate

Treeline

Danger Ratings Low

Below Treeline

Danger Ratings Low
Wind Slabs Wind Slabs

Alpine

Danger Ratings Moderate

Treeline

Danger Ratings Low

Below Treeline

Danger Ratings Low

Alpine

Danger Ratings Moderate

Treeline

Danger Ratings Low

Below Treeline

Danger Ratings Low

Problems

Wind Slabs

Wind Slabs

Steady winds have been building wind slabs on NE aspects. Under these wind slabs could be the surface hoar layer from Feb 9 or thin temperature crust on south aspects. Warm temperatures will help settle these but don't underestimate their potential.

Aspects: North, North East, East, South East.

Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.

Likelihood

Possible - Unlikely

Expected Size

1 - 2