Avalanche Forecast Waterton Lakes National Park

Date Issued: Valid Until:

Parks Canada Edwin Knox, Parks Canada

Avalanche Forecast

Fri Jan. 13th ยท 4:00PM

Alpine

Danger Ratings Moderate

Treeline

Danger Ratings Moderate

Below Treeline

Danger Ratings Low
Wind Slabs Wind Slabs

Alpine

Danger Ratings Moderate

Treeline

Danger Ratings Moderate

Below Treeline

Danger Ratings Low

Alpine

Danger Ratings Considerable

Treeline

Danger Ratings Considerable

Below Treeline

Danger Ratings Moderate

Problems

Wind Slabs

Wind Slabs

The 20cms of storm snow from early in the week has been deposited on north and easterly lee areas and gully features. These slabs may be sitting on lower density storm snow overlying temperature and wind crusts creating dangerous sliding layers.

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

Elevations: All elevations.

Likelihood

Possible

Expected Size

1 - 2