Issued: Feb 12th, 2024 4:00PM
The alpine rating is Storm Slabs., the treeline rating is , and the below treeline rating is Known problems include
Recent snowfall continues to stabilize and bond with the underlying surfaces.
No new avalanches have been reported in this region.
If you do go into the backcountry, please consider submitting a MIN report.
Approximately 10 to 20 cm of recent snow has buried large surface hoar crystals in wind-sheltered terrain features at treeline and above.
A widespread crust is now buried by approximately 20 to 40 cm of snow at higher elevations.
Conditions below treeline remain rugged with a shallow snowpack and a mix of hard refrozen surfaces or moist snow.
Clear skies. 10 to 20 km/h northwest ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -5 °C.
Sunny. 20 to 30 km/h northeast ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -8 °C.
Sunny. 20 to 40 km/h northeast ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -10 °C.
Sunny. 20 to 40 km/h northeast ridgetop wind. Treeline temperature -12 °C.
More details can be found in the Mountain Weather Forecast.
Terrain and Travel Advice
- Closely monitor how the new snow is bonding to the old surface.
- Be aware of the potential for larger than expected storm slabs due to the presence of buried surface hoar.
Recent snow has accumulated atop weak surface hoar crystals in wind-sheltered areas and a widespread crust.
Aspects: All aspects.
Elevations: Alpine, Treeline.
Valid until: Feb 13th, 2024 4:00PM