Use this page to view archived advisories. The table below shows the overall danger rating and the bottom line for the 20 most recent advisories. Click on the time and date link above each danger rating icon to view the full advisory for that day. Use the date chooser or the pager at the bottom to scroll through the older advisories.

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Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-02-07
February 7, 2016 at 6:54

 

The Avalanche Danger is MODERATE today. Human triggered avalanches are possible, especially on windloaded slopes and in areas with a layer of buried surface hoar(the layer responsible for last weekend's fatality). The hazard of heat triggered avalanches will increase with rising temperatures over the next few days. Moderate danger means heightened avalanche danger on specific terrain features, careful snowpack and terrain evaluation is essential. Below 6,000 feet generally safe avalanche conditions exist, and the avalanche danger is LOW.

 

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-02-06
February 6, 2016 at 6:54

 

The Avalanche Danger is MODERATE today. Evaluate all slopes steeper than 30 degrees. Human triggered avalanches are still possible, especially on windloaded slopes over 30 degrees, and in areas with a layer of buried surface hoar(the layer responsible for last weekend's fatality).  Moderate danger means heightened avalanche danger on specific terrain features, careful snowpack and terrain evaluation is essential. Below 6,000 feet generally safe avalanche conditions exist, and the avalanche danger is LOW.

 

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-02-05
February 5, 2016 at 5:29

The avalanche danger is MODERATE today. Evaluate slopes steeper than 30 degrees. Human triggered avalanches are still possible, especially on windloaded slopes over 30 degrees, and on thin areas of snow with buried surface hoar.  Moderate danger means heightened avalanche danger on specific terrain features, careful snowpack and terrain evaluation is essential. Below 6,000 feet generally safe avalanche conditions exist, and the avalanche danger is LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-02-04
February 4, 2016 at 6:49

The avalanche danger is MODERATE today. Exercise caution in the upper elevations on wind loaded terrain and on protected slopes where surface hoar and other weak layers have been preserved below the new snow.  In these areas human triggered avalanches are more likely on windloaded slopes over 30 degrees.  Moderate danger means heightened avalanche danger on specific terrain features, careful snowpack and terrain evaluation is essential. Below 6,000 feet generally safe avalanche conditions exist and the avalanche danger is LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-02-03
February 3, 2016 at 7:10

The Avalanche Danger is Moderate today. Exercise caution in the upper elevations on wind loaded terrain and on protected slopes where surface hoar and other weak layers have been preserved below the new snow,  In these areas human triggered avalanches are more likely on windloaded slopes over 30 degrees,  Moderate Danger means heightened avalanche danger on specific terrain features, careful snowpack and terrain evaluation is essential.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-02-02
February 2, 2016 at 7:08

The Avalanche Danger is Moderate today. Exercise caution in wind loaded terrain above 7000 feet, especially in the Southern Half of our advisory area and throughout the West Mountain area.  In these areas human triggered avalanches are more likely on windloaded slopes over 30 degrees, and protected slopes where the Surface Hoar layer was preserved below the new snow. Moderate Danger means heightened avalanche danger on specific terrain features, careful snowpack and terrain evaluation is essential.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-02-01
February 1, 2016 at 6:37

The avalanche danger is CONSIDERABLE at upper elevations. Human triggered avalanches are likely on steep slopes where Friday's snow combined with moderate to high winds caused new wind slabs to form. You are most likely to trigger an avalanche below exposed ridge lines, near cliff bands, or where buried surface hoar is still present. At middle and low elevations the wind affected slopes are more wide spread and the danger is MODERATE

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-31
January 31, 2016 at 6:34

The Avalanche Danger is Moderate today in most areas. The exception is wind loaded terrain above 7000 feet especially in the Southern Half of our advisory area and throughout the West Mountain area.  In these areas human triggered avalanches are more likely on windloaded slopes over 30 degrees and protected slopes where the Surface Hoar layer was preserved below the new snow. Moderate Danger means heightened avalanche danger on specific terrain features, careful snowpack and terrain evaluation is essential.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-30
January 30, 2016 at 5:22

The avalanche danger remains CONSIDERABLE for elevations above 7,000 feet. About a foot of new snow, and winds around 37 MPH out of the South have moved a lot of snow ,creating the likelihood of  human triggered avalanches, and the possibility of natural avalanches on wind loaded, West through East slopes. If one of these wind slabs were to step down to the buried surface hoar it could be quite large. Below 7,000 feet the danger is Moderate.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-29
January 29, 2016 at 6:52

The avalanche danger is CONSIDERABLE for elevations above 6,000 feet. Additional snow and winds around 37 MPH out of the South today will increase the likelihood of  human triggered avalanches, and the possibility of natural avalanches on wind loaded slopes. If one of these wind slabs were to step down to the buried surface hoar it could be quite large. Below 6,000 feet the danger is Moderate.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-28
January 28, 2016 at 6:25

The avalanche danger is MODERATE in elevations above 6,000 feet due to human triggered avalanches being possible on wind loaded slopes. If one of these wind slabs were to step down to the buried surface hoar it could be quite large. Below 6,000 feet the danger is LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-27
January 27, 2016 at 6:10

The avalanche danger is Moderate on wind-loaded upper and mid elevation terrain. Moderate danger means it is possible for skiers or riders to trigger avalanches in steeper terrain. Sluffing and shallow wind slabs should be anticipated in steeper wind loaded terrain today. It is still possible to trigger a deeper layer of buried surface hoar that exists in some northerly terrain. At middle and low elevations, small wet slides and increasing rollerball activity should be expected as temperatures rise.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-26
January 26, 2016 at 6:48

Today, the avalanche danger is Moderate on wind-loaded slopes in upper and exposed middle elevation terrain. Moderate danger means it is still possible for skiers or riders to trigger freshly formed wind slabs in exposed terrain, and or trigger our persistent slab (buried surface hoar) that exists in random locations that were protected from the wind. At middle elevations, the wind slabs are smaller and less wide spread. Low elevations below 6,000 feet the danger is LOW

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-25
January 25, 2016 at 6:46

The avalanche danger is CONSIDERABLE on wind-loaded slopes in upper and exposed middle elevation terrain. Today it is likely for skiers or riders to trigger freshly formed wind slabs in exposed terrain. At middle elevations, the wind slabs are smaller and less wide spread and the danger is MODERATE. Low elevations below 6,000 feet the danger is LOW

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-24
January 24, 2016 at 7:00

The Avalanche Danger remains CONSIDERABLE on upper elevation terrain. Windslabs on steep, leeward slopes are widespread in the upper elevations.  A layer of Buried Surface Hoar has been responsible for several natural, and human triggered avalanches this week in both the upper and middle elevations.  Safe travel techniques, including sticking to lower angle slopes and keeping an eye on your partners are essential survival tools right now.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-23
January 23, 2016 at 7:13

The Avalanche Danger remains CONSIDERABLE on upper elevation terrain. Windslabs on steep, leeward slopes are widespread in the upper elevations.  A layer of Buried Surface Hoar has been responsible for several natural, and human triggered avalanches this week in both the upper and middle elevations.  Additional snowfall and windloading will increase the likelihood of avalanches today and tomorrow. Safe travel techniques, including sticking to lower angle slopes and keeping an eye on your partners are essential survival tools right now.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-22
January 22, 2016 at 6:53

The Avalanche Danger remains CONSIDERABLE on upper elevation terrain, especially slopes that are steep and have been wind loaded. Skiers or riders could trigger recently formed wind slabs in exposed terrain. At middle and lower elevations the Avalanche Danger is MODERATE. This is due to wind loading being less prominent and the wind slabs being smaller and less reactive. 

 

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-21
January 21, 2016 at 7:04
 
 

The Avalanche Danger remains CONSIDERABLE on upper elevation terrain, especially slopes that are steep and have been wind loaded. Buried weak layers on protected aspects will also make it possible to trigger avalanches in non wind affected terrain. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautions route-finding and conservative decision making are essential during these times of instability. Below 7,000 feet the Avalanche Danger is MODERATE due to human triggered avalanches being possible.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-20
January 20, 2016 at 7:02

The Avalanche Danger remains Considerable on wind loaded, upper elevation slopes. Buried weak layers on protected aspects will also make it possible to trigger avalanches in non wind affected terrain. Another 5 inches of snow fell overnight with moderate SE to SW winds adding to the wind slab problem on leeward slopes. Skier/sled triggered slides and natural avalanches continue to be reported throughout the area and will be possible again today.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-19
January 19, 2016 at 7:15

The Avalanche Danger remains Considerable on wind loaded, upper elevation slopes. Buried weak layers on protected aspects will make it possible to trigger avalanches in non wind affected terrain. Six inches of new snow Monday night, along with moderate winds out of the East, and South East have added fresh wind slabs on leeward slopes. Skiers reported triggering slabs on buried surface hoar, about a foot and a half deep now. Play it safe and stick to low angle terrain.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-18
January 18, 2016 at 6:37

The Avalanche Danger remains Considerable on wind loaded, upper elevation slopes. Buried weak layers on protected aspects will make it possible to trigger avalanches in non wind affected terrain. Six inches of new snow overnight, along with moderate winds out of the East, and South East have added fresh wind slabs on leeward slopes. Skiers reported triggering slides on buried surface hoar, about a foot and a half deep now. Play it safe and stick to low angle terrain.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-17
January 17, 2016 at 7:02

The Avalanche Danger is Considerable today on wind loaded, upper elevation slopes. Buried weak layers on protected aspects will make it possible to trigger avalanches in non wind affected terrain. Expect the avalanche danger to rise later in the day and tonight as temperatures and snow levels rise.  Increasing wind speeds today and an additional 10+ inches of snow tonight will add to our current avalanche problems. Conservative route selection and good travel protocols are essential survival tools right now.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-16
January 16, 2016 at 6:50

The avalanche danger is CONSIDERABLE above 7,000 feet. Wind loaded slopes, and slopes that were protected from the wind are harboring a buried weak layer. A foot of snow since Wednesday and moderate to strong winds created slabs, and are sitting on different surfaces on all leeward slopes. If traveling above 7,000 feet human caused avalanches are likely. Below 7,000 feet the avalanche danger is MODERATE due to wind slabs, and human triggered avalanches are possible.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-15
January 15, 2016 at 7:24

New snowfall over the last 48 hours, and moderate to strong winds have caused the avalanche danger to rise to CONSIDERABLE above 7,000 feet on all steep wind loaded slopes. Fresh wind slabs have formed on a variation of different surfaces on all leeward slopes. If traveling above 7,000 feet human caused avalanches are likely. Below 7,000 feet the danger is MODERATE due to wind slabs.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-14
January 14, 2016 at 7:01

New snowfall yesterday combined with moderate to strong winds has caused the danger to rise to CONSIDERABLE above 7,000 feet on all steep wind loaded slopes. Fresh wind slabs have formed on a variation of different surfaces on all leeward slopes. If traveling above 7,000 feet human caused avalanches are likely. Below 7,000 feet the danger is MODERATE due to wind slabs and storm slabs from yesterdays snowfall.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-13
January 13, 2016 at 6:35
 

The avalanche danger remains LOW today on non wind affected aspects. In steep upper elevation, wind loaded areas, a skier or rider could trigger a shallow wind slab and/or get caught in a fast moving sluff. The avalanche danger will rise today with new snow and new wind deposited snow falling on a variety of old snow surfaces. 

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-12
January 12, 2016 at 6:45

The avalanche danger remains LOW today on non wind affected aspects. In steep upper elevation, wind loaded areas, a skier or rider could trigger  a shallow wind slab and/or get caught in a fast moving sluff. In the upper elevations the avalanche danger is MODERATE. Tonight we will likely see an increase in the avalanche danger with the forecasted snow and wind.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-11
January 11, 2016 at 6:46

The avalanche danger is LOW today on non wind affected aspects.  In steep upper elevation/wind loaded areas a skier or rider could trigger  a shallow wind slab and/or get caught in a fast moving sluff. In the upper elevations the avalanche danger is MODERATE.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-10
January 10, 2016 at 6:27
 

The avalanche danger is Low today on non wind affected aspects. Remember Low Hazard does not mean no Hazard, you will still need to watch for avalanche hazard on isolated terrain features.  In steep upper elevation, wind loaded areas the possibility of triggering shallow wind slabs and fast moving sluffs remains. If traveling on high elevation, steep slopes today, evaluate the snow and terrain carefully, and use good travel protocols.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-09
January 9, 2016 at 6:16

The avalanche danger is Low today on non wind loaded aspects. Remember Low Hazard does not mean no Hazard, in steep upper elevation, wind loaded areas there remains the possibility of triggering shallow wind slabs and fast moving sluffs. If traveling on high elevation, steep slopes today, evaluate the snow and terrain carefully, and use good travel protocols.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-08
January 8, 2016 at 6:20

Be cautious in terrain above 7500 feet where wind slabs still exist on southwest through east aspects: the avalanche danger is still MODERATE: Human triggered avalanches are possible.

Below 7500 feet, in non-wind loaded terrain the overall avalanche danger is LOW, and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. If traveling in high elevations today, evaluate the snow and terrain carefully, and use good travel protocols, especially in areas that have wind loaded slopes.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-07
January 7, 2016 at 6:36

The overall avalanche danger is LOW. Human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Except for elevations above 7500 feet where wind slabs still exist on southwest through east aspects, the avalanche danger is MODERATE. If traveling in high elevations today, evaluate the snow and terrain carefully and avoid areas of concern.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-06
January 6, 2016 at 5:51

The Avalanche Hazard remains MODERATE at upper elevations, above 7,000 feet where the possibility of triggering a wind slab in steep wind loaded terrain still exists. These wind slabs are scattered near ridge tops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow, and recent snow this week.  Exercise caution in all steep, consequential terrain...

In non-wind loaded terrain, below 7,000 feet, Avalanches are possible but not likely: stability is good and the Avalanche Hazard is LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-05
January 5, 2016 at 7:02

The Avalanche Hazard remains MODERATE at upper elevations, above 7,000 feet where the possibility of triggering a wind slab in steep wind loaded terrain still exists. These wind slabs are scattered near ridge tops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow, and recent snow this week.  Exercise caution in all steep, consequential terrain...

In non-wind loaded terrain, below 7,000 feet, Avalanches are possible but not likely: stability is good and the Avalanche Hazard is LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-04
January 4, 2016 at 6:39

The Avalanche Hazard remains MODERATE at upper elevations, above 7,000 feet where the possibility of triggering a wind slab in steep wind loaded terrain still exists. These wind slabs are scattered near ridge tops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow.  Exercise caution in all steep, consequential terrain...

In non-wind loaded terrain, below 7,000 feet, Avalanches are possible but not likely: stability is good and the Avalanche Hazard is LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-03
January 3, 2016 at 5:29

The Avalanche Hazard remains MODERATE at upper elevations, above 7,000 feet where the possibility of triggering a wind slab in steep wind loaded terrain still exists. These wind slabs are scattered near ridge tops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow.  Exercise caution in all steep, consequential terrain...

In non-wind loaded terrain, below 7,000 feet, Avalanches are possible but not likely: stability is good and the Avalanche Hazard is LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-02
January 2, 2016 at 5:35

The Avalanche Hazard is MODERATE at upper elevations, above 7,000 feet where the possibility of triggering a wind slab in steep wind loaded terrain still exists. These wind slabs are scattered near ridge tops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow.  Exercise caution in all steep, consequential terrain...

In non-wind loaded terrain, below 7,000 feet, Avalanches are possible but not likely: stability is good and the Avalanche Hazard is LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2016-01-01
January 1, 2016 at 7:57

The Avalanche Hazard is MODERATE at upper elevations, above 7,000 feet where the possibility of triggering a wind slab in steep wind loaded terrain still exists. These wind slabs are scattered near ridge tops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow.  Exercise caution in all steep, consequential terrain...

In non-wind loaded terrain, below 7,000 feet, Avalanches are possible but not likely: stability is good and the Avalanche Hazard is LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-31
December 31, 2015 at 6:41

The Avalanche Hazard is MODERATE at upper elevations, above 7,000 feet where the possibility of triggering a wind slab in steep wind loaded terrain still exists. These wind slabs are scattered near ridge tops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow.  Exercise caution in all steep, consequential terrain...

In non-wind loaded terrain, below 7,000 feet, Avalanches are possible but not likely: stability is good and the Avalanche Hazard is LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-30
December 30, 2015 at 6:10

Below 7,000 feet today the Avalanche Hazard is LOW. Above 7,000 the Avalanche Hazard is MODERATE due to the possibility of triggering a wind slab in steep terrain. These wind slabs are still present near ridge tops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow. In non-wind loaded terrain, stability is better and avalanches are possible but not likely. Exercise caution in all steep, consequential terrain.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-29
December 29, 2015 at 5:46

Below 7,000 feet today the Avalanche Hazard is LOW. Above 7,000 the Avalanche Hazard is MODERATE due to the possibility of triggering a wind slab in steep terrain. These wind slabs are still present near ridge tops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow. In non-wind loaded terrain, stability is better and avalanches are possible but not likely. Exercise caution in all steep, consequential terrain.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-28
December 28, 2015 at 6:30

Below 7,000 feet today the Avalanche Hazard is LOW. Above 7,000 the Avalanche Hazard is MODERATE due to the possibility of triggering a wind slab in steep terrain. These wind slabs are still present near ridge tops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow. In non-wind loaded terrain, stability is better and avalanches are possible but not likely. Exercise caution in all steep, consequential terrain.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-27
December 27, 2015 at 7:16

The Avalanche Hazard is Low except in upper elevation terrain near ridgetops and in other terrain features that caught last week's blowing snow. You may still encounter sensitive wind slabs from last week's high winds in these areas. On steep terrain sluffs or loose dry avalanches will  also be a concern today.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-25
December 25, 2015 at 23:27

The Avalanche Hazard is Moderate today. Pockets of Considerable Hazard still exist on Northerly ridge tops where S and SW winds have created fresh wind slabs in the new snow. Wind slabs may also be encountered on E or W facing slopes especially in gullies or other terrain features that catch the blowing snow. Overall, the new snow is doing a good job bonding to the older snow layers below creating a deep, dry, user friendly snowpack throughout the area.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-25
December 25, 2015 at 6:47

The Avalanche Hazard is Moderate today. Pockets of Considerable Hazard still exist near ridge tops where S and SW winds have created fresh wind slabs in the new snow. Wind slabs may also be encountered on E or W facing slopes especially in gullies or other terrain features that catch the blowing snow. Overall, the new snow is doing a good job bonding to the older snow layers below creating a deep, dry, user friendly snowpack throughout the area.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-24
December 24, 2015 at 6:51

The Avalanche Hazard is Moderate today. Pockets of Considerable Hazard exist near ridge tops where S and SW winds have created sensitive wind slabs in the new snow. Wind slabs may also be encountered on E or W facing slopes especially in gullies or other small scale terrain features that catch the blowing and drifting snow. Overall, the new snow is bonding well to the older snow layers below creating a deep, dry, user friendly snowpack throughout the area.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-23
December 23, 2015 at 6:50

The Avalanche Hazard is Moderate today. Pockets of Considerable Hazard exist near ridge tops where S and SW winds have created sensitive wind slabs in the new snow. Wind slabs may also be encountered on E or W facing slopes especially in gullies or other small scale terrain features that catch the blowing and drifting snow. Overall, the new snow is bonding well to the older snow layers below creating a deep, dry, user friendly snowpack throughout the area.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-22
December 22, 2015 at 6:31

Intense winds out of the South/Southwest, and heavy snow over the last 48 hours have created High avalanche hazard in the PAC Advisory Area on slopes above 7,000 feet that are steeperr than 30 degrees. Below 7,000 feet, Considerable Avalanche hazard exists, especially northern aspects that have been loaded by the wind. Give the snowpack time to adjust to all of this load, and stay out of avalanche terrain today.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-21
December 21, 2015 at 6:45

With yet another large Pacific storm and yet another WINTER STORM WARNING headed into the advisory area today, the avalanche danger is CONSIDERABLE for all slopes above 6,000 feet and over 30 degrees. Winds will be out of the south-southwest today and will cause winds slabs to further develop on all leeward slopes. The Payette Avalanche Advisory Area has had measurable precipitation everyday for the last 11 days, these could prove to be dangerous times in avalanche terrain.

 

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-20
December 20, 2015 at 6:17

The avalanche hazard is Considerable in upper elevation wind affected areas where you are likely to encounter wind slabs on multiple aspects. It is also likely that skiers or snowmobilers will trigger soft slab avalanches in the new snow layers on steep, wind protected lower elevation terrain. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious routefinding, and conservative decision making will be essential while traveling in avalanche terrain, especially wind loaded aspects!

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-19
December 19, 2015 at 6:49

The avalanche danger remains CONSIDERABLE in the PAC advisory area. The storm cycle over the last 48 hours brought in over a foot of warm, heavy snow, and strong winds out of the South, Southwest. Temperatures will fall today as we switch back to a cooling trend, and light snowfall. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious routefinding, and conservative decision making will be essential while traveling in avalanche terrain, especially wind loaded aspects!

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-18
December 18, 2015 at 7:13

Today, the avalanche danger is CONSIDERABLE in the PAC advisory area. A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect: a warm front along with heavy snow, and strong winds came in last night and will continue through tonight. This new snow will be challenged to bond to the older cold snow, and we may see some upside down, punchy, dangerous conditions today? Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious routefinding, and conservative decision making will be essential while traveling in avalanche terrain!

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-17
December 17, 2015 at 6:27

Starting out today the Avalanche Hazard is MODERATE in the PAC Advisory Area. An incoming Pacific Storm and an associated Winter Storm Warning will bring heavy snowfall to the West Central Mountains today and into tonight. As this storm takes hold on the PAC Advisory Area expect the Avalanche Danger to rise to CONSIDERABLE in the highest of elevations where the combination of south-southeast winds combined with heavy snowfall could make travel in avalanche terrain quite dangerous.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-16
December 16, 2015 at 5:51

The avalanche hazard is MODERATE today in the mid to upper elevations and LOW below that. The new snow is bonding really well to our old rain crust in most areas. You may still trigger shallow soft slabs at density changes within the top 6-12 inches of the snowpack and isolated wind slabs near ridge tops or in wind exposed terrain. Moderate hazard does not equal green light conditions, evaluate each slope before committing.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-15
December 15, 2015 at 9:07

Today's Avalanche Hazard is MODERATE. Pockets of CONSIDERABLE can be found in upper elevation, wind loaded terrain.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-14
December 14, 2015 at 6:01

Boom it's winter! Local Mountains picked up 18+ inches of new snow yesterday! Expect Considerable hazard in wind loaded terrain.  With winds shifting across the compass, skiers and Snowmobilers may trigger wind slabs on mid to upper elevation slopes over, or approaching 35 degrees. On protected slopes you may also trigger smaller slabs within the new snow layers or at last week's rain crust. Gusting N winds will continue to form new wind slabs on leeward terrain today.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-13
December 13, 2015 at 7:00

Increasing avalanche hazard today with over a foot of snow in the last 24 hours. Expect Considerable hazard in wind loaded terrain. Skiers and Snowmobilers are likely to trigger wind slabs on slopes over, or approaching 35 degrees on mid to upper elevation E- NW slopes. On protected slopes you may also trigger smaller slabs where new snow rests on last week's rain crust. The avalanche hazard will increase through the day with heavy snowfall, and increasing winds.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-12
December 12, 2015 at 5:44

The Avalanche Hazard is MODERATE in the West Central Mountains today above 6,000 feet. Below 6,000 the Avalanche Hazard is  LOW.

Click here to see the full advisory for 2015-12-11
December 11, 2015 at 16:42

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