We are at the end of our regular forecast season however AVALANCHE HAZARD WILL PERSIST. Generally, hazard will be higher with heating from rain or sun and will be lowest during cool periods. Spring storms may also bring additional snow.
Depending upon the inputs of heat from rain or sun this activity can be expected everywhere. Travelers must carefully monitor surface snow and be clear of slopes before crusts break down. Use extra caution if there is moist snow over buried crusts.
There still remains some dry snow available for transport at upper elevations on some low angled slopes. Southwest winds have been redistributing this forming isolated pockets of slab. Additional snowfall may also contribute to the formation of these
With warm temperatures, solar heating, or rain to upper elevations, cornice failures will occur. These are large triggers and have the potential to create larger avalanches. Minimize your exposure during rapid warming or loading.