Avalanche Bulletin - Jasper National Park - Thu Jun 23, 2022

Issued: Sat Apr 30, 2022 17:00
Valid Until: further notice

Area closures in Jasper National Park for caribou in winter. No backcountry access in the Tonquin, Brazeau, and north boundary regions of the park. For details follow the “Seasonal closures” link in the Resources below (bottom of page).

We've concluded our daily avalanche forecasts for the season, however avalanche hazards will still exist well into spring. Use our weather stations, the MIN, and the Spring Conditions page, to help make informed decisions.
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Public Avalanche Forecast
Spring Conditions:  Saturday
Spring Conditions

The avalanche danger is variable and can range from Low to High. Travelling early in the day is recommended, as conditions can change rapidly in short periods of time due to daytime warming. Pay careful attention to the integrity of surface crusts formed overnight and rising air temperatures during the day. Dry slab avalanche danger may also exist during spring snow storms.

Past 24 hour weather
Station Maximum (°C) Minimum (°C) Snowfall (cm) Snow Pack (cm) Wind speed Ridgetop wind direction
Columbia Icefields area Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
  • Generally safe avalanche conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.
  • Natural and human-triggered avalanches unlikely.
  • Small avalanches in isolated areas or extreme terrain.
  • Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern.
  • Natural avalanches unlikely; human-triggered avalanches possible.
  • Small avalanches in specific areas; or large avalanches in isolated areas.
  • Dangerous avalanche conditions. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route-finding and conservative decision-making essential.
  • Natural avalanches possible; human-triggered avalanches likely.
  • Small avalanches in many areas; or large avalanches in specific areas; or very large avalanches in isolated areas.
  • Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain not recommended.
  • Natural avalanches likely; human-triggered avalanches very likely.
  • Large avalanches in many areas; or very large avalanches in specific areas.
  • Avoid all avalanche terrain.
  • Natural and human-triggered avalanches certain.
  • Large to very large avalanches in many areas.
Forecast Details

Weather Forecast

Spring is finally here!

Snowpack Discussion

Find great information on what you can expect for a spring snow pack and avalanche hazards on Avalanche Canada's Spring Conditions page.

Avalanche Activity Discussion

Consult the Mountain Information Network for recent observations; share your obs by submitting a MIN report.

For More Details

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Forecasters: (780) 852-6155


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