Current Avalanche Advisory

Avalanche Problems

 
Forecaster: Michael Hatch
Issued: 5 months ago (Fri, Apr 15)
BOTTOM LINE: With the addition of 8" to 12" or more of new snow above 8,000' sitting on stout and slick melt/freeze crusts our area mountains are likely to experience a major wet slab and loose wet natural avalanche cycle as temps climb and melt water percolates through the snowpack. With temperatures at upper elevations reaching into the upper 50's and with no solid freeze likely from Saturday onwards the pos...   

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