Avalanche Forecast By Zone
The Avalanche Warning for the Banner Summit and Sawtooth & Western Smoky Zones has expired, but the avalanche danger remains HIGH in these zones. Stay off of and out from beneath all steep slopes in these areas. Dangerous conditions also exist in the Galena Summit & Eastern Mtns and Soldiers & WR Valley Mtns zones, especially on upper elevation slopes with evidence of wind drifting.
Thanks to everyone who is taking the time to submit your observations so far this year! To view observations from the forecasters at the avalanche center and those shared by local professionals and the public, visit our observations page. And don’t be shy to share yours, every bit helps and we won’t post them publicly if you chose.
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Classes & Events
December 14, 2019Field Day: Introduction to Avalanches
December 14, 2019Sawtooth Mountain Guides AIARE Avalanche Rescue Course
December 18, 2019Digging Deeper | Understanding Weak Layers
January 3, 2020Sawtooth Mountain Guides AIARE Level 1 Course – Hut Based
January 10, 2020Sawtooth Mountain Guides AIARE Level 1 Course – Hut Based
All Classes & Events
December 13, 2019Cape Horn Mountain
December 13, 2019Baker Ck: 6700-8700', sunny and shady aspects at lower elevations along road, only SW-S-SE-E >7800'
December 13, 2019Western Smoky Mtns
December 12, 2019Salmon River side of Galena Pass
December 12, 2019Croy Canyon
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