Shames, North Coast

Latest Forecast Issued 7 hours ago
Danger Ratings Alpine Moderate Treeline Moderate Below Treeline Low Problems An icon showing Wind Slabs

Wind Slabs

Read Forecast

Forecast Trend

The latest forecast danger ratings, broken down to elevation. See how an elevation is trending.


User submitted observations from the field: trip reports, avalanche sightings and conditions observations.

Dome Dome and beyond 6 hours ago Observation Suspect surface hoar at 55 interface 1 photos Tuesday November 29th Avalanche Canada, 7 hours ago Forecast Blower with a chance of sun?temp?crust 1 day ago Observation Skiied SW- SE terrain. Blower pow on SW facing slope, noticed a bit of a punchy surface crust 1-2cm on SW facing slope it wasn't present on SE that we skiied. Glide crack near iron curtain released sz. 1. Light wind from E, cold clear day. Monday November 28th Avalanche Canada, 1 day ago Forecast Sunday November 27th Avalanche Canada, 2 days ago Forecast Saturday November 26th Avalanche Canada, 3 days ago Forecast Shames backcountry 5 days ago Observation Base of Shames was slushy, dark, rainy, and with no other skiers in sight. Stormy conditions at the top of Shames with enough wind to expect windslabs throughout the next hours. Shames 6 days ago Observation Up to 40cm of coastal powder over the last 24 hours above 1100m with minimal wind affect. Lots of pinwheeling and loose wet out of steep terrain but no slab avalanches visible when visibility was ok. Shames 1 week ago Observation About 5cm of wet snow last night. Was topped with a thin rain crust up to top of tee (tree line). We didnt go above TL. Light drizzleish all morning, snow started in early afternoon.

That's it, that's all.

To stop you endlessly scrolling this timeline we only show two weeks' worth of updates. As conditions are always changing, anything older is likely not as relevant. But, you're welcome to search for anything specific.