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Level 4 Avalanche Advisory

Postby maverick » Wed Jan 04, 2017 11:23 am

Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain not recommended.

http://www.sierraavalanchecenter.org/advisory#null
I don't give out specific route information, my belief is that it takes away from the whole adventure spirit of a trip, if you need every inch planned out, you'll have to get that from someone else.

Have a safer backcountry experience by using the HST ReConn Form 2.0, named after Larry Conn, a HST member: http://reconn.org



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Re: Level 4 Avalanche Advisory

Postby rlown » Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:50 am

They bumped it to 5 and even 6 now.

Natural and human triggered avalanches are certain today due to the significant amount of rain on snow expected below 9300 ft. and heavy wet snow loading above 9000 ft. Large, deep, destructive wet slab, deep slab, and wind slab avalanches will occur today as well as loose wet avalanches. Avalanches could run farther than expected and involve almost the entire snowpack. Avoid travel in or near avalanche terrain or runout zones today. EXTREME avalanche danger exists at all elevations.


http://www.sierraavalanchecenter.org/advisory#null
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