Recent snowfall has been heaviest near the divide and tapers quickly as you move East. Be extra cautious in areas where the new snow is deepest.
Deep persistent slabs are best managed by:
Cornices are best managed by:
Wednesday: Mostly Clear, Freezing Level Surface, Alpine Low -12, Light to Moderate West Wind.
Thursday: Cloudy, Flurries (2-5cm expected), Alpine Low -15, Wind Light North switching to Southwest.
Friday: Cloudy, Flurries (1-3cm expected), Alpine Low -17. Light Southwest Wind.
Below Treeline 10-20cm of new snow overlies a strong melt-freeze crust.
At Treeline and in the Alpine up to 50cm of snow has fallen since February 18th. This overlies a melt-freeze crust on solar aspects and old wind slabs elsewhere. Below this, the snowpack depth is highly variable as a result of numerous wind events.
No new avalanches have been observed or reported.