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4/16
0" Clear
40°F
7,100ft
SE 5mph
10mph
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4/17
0" Sunny
55°F
6,900ft
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4/18
0" Mostly Sunny
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30°F
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4/19
0" Mostly Sunny
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Forecast Elev: 4,760ft Base Elev: 1,480ft Summit Elev: 8,040ft Updated: 1 hour ago
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Estimated at Friday Apr 16 @ 5:00am PDT
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Mid-Mtn at Friday Apr 16 @ 9:01pm PDT
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Terrace Highway Cam - East
Terrace Highway Cam - East
Kasisks Highway Cam - East
Kasisks Highway Cam - East
Grizzly Hill Cam - West
Grizzly Hill Cam - West
Greenville (Nass Valley) - East
Greenville (Nass Valley) - East
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Avalanche Forecasts are for use by experienced backcountry travelers in uncontrolled sidecountry and backcountry terrain. These forecasts and conditions do not apply to open, in-bounds terrain at ski resorts, which is subject to avalanche control by local resort ski patrol.

Northwest Coastal

Avalanche Canada

Avalanche Danger
Considerable (3)
Valid Friday, Apr 16th 3:00pm PDT 6 hours ago
Until Saturday, Apr 17th 3:00pm PDT

No overnight freeze combined with 3000m freezing levels means less window for safe travel, even early in the morning. Steer clear of steep slopes when they are moist or wet and give cornices a wide birth. Check out the Forecaster's Blogfor information on spring conditions.

Lingering wind slabs may still be reactive in isolated locations on steep northerly aspects in the alpine that still have dry snow. All other terrain has been undergoing a melt-freeze cycle with successive days of warm sunny weather. Things will be "more melt, less freeze" on Saturday as we do not expect a good overnight recovery. 

Strong solar radiation and warming will trigger more wet loose avalanches on Saturday as the snow loses cohesion. Cornices are large and fragile. Cornice falls could trigger large avalanches on the slopes below.

The snowpack is overall strong and settled in most areas, however, sustained warming can increase the likelihood of large avalanches failing on deeply buried weak layers.This is most likely to occur on steep, rocky alpine slopes with a shallow or thin to thick snowpack.

Glide cracks releasing as full depth glide slab avalanches become more common in the spring and are extremely difficult to predict. Best practice is to avoid slopes with glide cracks.

Numerous natural and explosives triggered wet loose and cornice failures avalanches in the size 2-3 range have been reported in the last few days on all elevations and aspects. Glide avalanches have also been reported.

To get the complete forecast with additional graphics and details, please view the Northwest Coastal forecast provided by Avalanche Canada.