Avalanche Forecast Archives

2013 – 2014 Season

General Advisory for Tuckerman Ravine

Date: May 25, 2014
THIS IS THE LAST ADVISORY FOR THE SEASON. HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST UNTIL COMPLETE MELTOUT SO PLEASE READ THIS FINAL ADVISORY BEFORE HEADING INTO THE RAVINES OR TO THE SUMMIT OF MT. WASHINGTON. This General Advisory will be in effect until complete melt out later this summer. The snow coverage that is left has settled […]

General Advisory for Tuckerman Ravine

Date: May 23, 2014
Expires at 12:00 midnight, Sunday, May 25, 2014. Tuckerman Ravine is under a General Advisory and will be in effect until complete melt out later this spring/summer. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain.  General Advisories are valid for no more than three days, but may be updated […]

General Advisory for Tuckerman Ravine

Date: May 20, 2014
Expires at 12:00 midnight, Thursday, May 22, 2014. Tuckerman Ravine is under a General Advisory and will be in effect until complete melt out later this spring/summer. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain.  General Advisories are valid for no more than three days, but may be updated […]

General Advisory for Tuckerman Ravine

Date: May 17, 2014
Expires at 12:00 midnight, Monday, May 19, 2014. Tuckerman Ravine is under a General Advisory and will be in effect until complete melt out later this spring/summer. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain.  General Advisories are valid for no more than three days, but may be updated […]

General Advisory for Tuckerman Ravine

Date: May 14, 2014
Expires at 12:00 midnight, Friday, May 16, 2014. Tuckerman Ravine is under a General Advisory and will be in effect until complete melt out later this spring/summer. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain.  General Advisories are valid for no more than three days, but may be updated […]

General Advisory for Tuckerman Ravine

Date: May 11, 2014
Expires at midnight, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Tuckerman Ravine is under a General Advisory and will be in effect until complete melt out later this spring/summer. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain.  General Advisories are valid for no more than three days, but may be updated earlier […]

Spring hazards and trail closure…

Date: May 10, 2014
Recent rain and warm weather have washed out snow bridges and melted long stretches of the Sherburne ski trail making it necessary to walk down from Hermiit Lake. Additionally, flowing water and sustained warm temperatures have finally brought our spring icefall and crevasse hazards into bloom.   Sluice Ice and the Center Bowl look ready […]

General Advisory for Tuckerman Ravine

Date: May 8, 2014
Expires at midnight, Saturday, May 10, 2014.  However a new advisory will be issued if warranted before expiration. Tuckerman Ravine is under a General Advisory and will be in effect until complete melt out later this spring/summer. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain.  General Advisories are […]

General Advisory for Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines

Date: May 5, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight, Wednesday, May 7, 2014. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines are under a late season General Avalanche Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain. General Advisories are valid for no more than three days, but may be updated earlier as conditions warrant. Spring […]

General Advisory for Huntington and Tuckerman Ravines

Date: May 2, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight, Sunday, May 4, 2014. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines are under a late season General Avalanche Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain. General Advisories are valid for no more than three days, but may be updated earlier as conditions warrant. Unsettled […]

General Advisory for Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines

Date: April 29, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight, Thursday, April 30, 2014. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines are under a late season General Avalanche Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain. General Advisories are valid for no more than three days, but may be updated earlier as conditions warrant. This […]

Avalanche Advisory for Monday, April 28, 2014

Date: April 28, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Be prepared for increasing avalanche hazard if snow falls heavier than forecast. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain in Huntington. […]

Avalanche Advisory for Sunday, April 27, 2014

Date: April 27, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Watch for unstable snow in isolated terrain features. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain in Huntington. A danger of falling […]

Avalanche Advisory for Saturday, April 26, 2014

Date: April 26, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Be prepared for increasing avalanche hazard if snow falls heavier than forecast. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain in Huntington. […]

Avalanche Advisory for Friday April 25, 2014

Date: April 25, 2014
This advisory expires at Midnight.   Tuckerman Ravine has LOW and MODERATE avalanche danger.  The Sluice, Lip, and Center Bowl have Moderate avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible.  All other areas have Low avalanche danger where natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. The Little Headwall is an open waterfall […]

Avalanche Advisory for Thursday April 24, 2014

Date: April 24, 2014
This advisory expires at Midnight.   Although we just moved to a General Advisory during this midweek we are returning to a 5 Scale advisory. This is due to extent of the hazard in prelude to the weekend with additional precipitation over the next few days.   Tuckerman Ravine has Considerable and Moderate avalanche danger. […]

General Advisory for Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines

Date: April 21, 2014
This General Advisory expires at 12:00 midnight, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines are under a late season General Avalanche Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain. General Advisories are valid for no more than three days, but may be updated earlier as conditions warrant. […]

Avalanche Advisory for Sunday, April 20, 2014

Date: April 20, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain in Huntington. A danger of falling ice exists, and will persist until it all […]

Avalanche Advisory for Saturday, April 19, 2014

Date: April 19, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain in Huntington. A danger of falling ice exists, and will persist until it all […]

Avalanche Advisory for Friday April 18, 2014

Date: April 18, 2014
This Advisory expires at midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely except in isolated terrain features. These pockets do exist particularly from the Lip through the Center Bowl. Other secondary pockets exist in other locations such as in the Sluice, on the traverse between the Sluice and the […]

Avalanche Advisory for Thursday, April 17, 2014

Date: April 17, 2014
Tuckerman Ravine has Moderate and Low avalanche danger. Lip and Center Bowl have Moderate avalanche hazard. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. All other forecast areas have Low avalanche hazard. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully! Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need […]

Avalanche Advisory for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Date: April 16, 2014
Tuckerman Ravine has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain in Huntington. A danger of falling ice exists, and will persist until it all comes down. AVALANCHE PROBLEM: Plunging temperatures […]

Avalanche Advisory for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Date: April 15, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Considerable avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely. Dangerous avalanche conditions will exist after rainfall begins. Careful snowpack assessment, cautious route finding and conservative decision making are essential. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need to do your […]

Avalanche Advisory for Monday, April 14, 2014

Date: April 14, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain in Huntington. A danger of falling ice exists, and will persist until it all […]

Avalanche Advisory for Sunday, April 13, 2014

Date: April 13, 2014
Tuckerman Ravine has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain in Huntington. A danger of falling ice exists, and will persist until it all comes down. AVALANCHE PROBLEM: Recent daily […]

Avalanche Advisory for Saturday, April 12, 2014

Date: April 12, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You will need to do your own snow stability assessments when traveling in avalanche terrain in Huntington. A danger of falling ice exists, and will persist until it all […]

Avalanche Advisory for Friday, April 11, 2014

Date: April 11, 2014
This advisory expires at midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Moderate and Low avalanche danger. Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, Chute and Left Gully have Moderate avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. All other forecast areas have Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Huntington Ravine is under a General Advisory. You […]

Avalanche Advisory for Thursday, April 10, 2014

Date: April 10, 2014
This advisory expires at midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Moderate and Low avalanche danger.  Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, and Chute have Moderate avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. All other forecast areas have Low avalanche danger. Natural avalanches and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Look out for small avalanches in isolated areas or extreme […]

Avalanche Advisory for Wednesday April 9, 2014

Date: April 9, 2014
This advisory expires at midnight Tuckerman and Huntington Ravine have Moderate avalanche danger.  Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. AVALANCHE PROBLEM: New Wind Slabs are the primary avalanche problem today.  Yesterday snow generally ended during the morning followed by a rapid rise in temperature pushing a good deal of avalanche terrain close […]

Avalanche Advisory for Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Date: April 8, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravine have Moderate avalanche danger. Heightened avalanche conditions exist on specific terrain features. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. AVALANCHE PROBLEM: Wet Loose Avalanches are the primary threat today. The standard definition of Moderate danger says that naturally triggered avalanches are unlikely. With […]