Avalanche Bulletin - Little Yoho - Thu Jun 23, 2022

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

**NEW** Area closures for avalanche control are in effect intermittently from November to May. If not described in the bulletin headline below, the area is open. For more information and maps, click the link below under "Resources".

We have concluded our daily avalanche forecasting season. However, avalanche hazards continue well into spring. The Spring Conditions page provides guidance for mountain travel over the coming weeks.
Have a great spring!

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
  • 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

Avalanche Canada's Mountain Weather Forecast is a great resource for regional weather.

SPOTWX is a resource for weather forecasts at a local scale.

Snowpack Discussion

Avalanche Activity Discussion


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