Avalanche Forecast Archives

2013 – 2014 Season

Avalanche Advisory for Monday, April 7, 2014

Date: April 7, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have LOW avalanche danger today. Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Look out for small avalanches in isolated areas or extreme terrain. AVALANCHE PROBLEM: Loose-Wet (aka point release) avalanches due to warming of Saturday night’s thin wind slabs are the most likely avalanche threat today. […]

Avalanche Advisory for Sunday, April 6, 2014

Date: April 6, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Moderate and Low avalanche danger today. The Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, Chute, Left Gully, and Hillman’s Highway have Moderate avalanche danger. Heightened avalanche conditions exist on specific terrain features. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. All other forecast areas of Tuckerman and […]

Avalanche Advisory for Saturday, April 5, 2014

Date: April 5, 2014
This advisory expires at Midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have MODERATE avalanche danger.  Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully. AVALANCHE PROBLEMS:  Wet Slab avalanches due to last nights rain and continuing mixed precipitation will remain the number one concern until temperatures drop further this afternoon. Storm Slab and […]

Weekend update, Corn field edition

Date: April 4, 2014
Weather. Again looks like a giant mixed bag of winter and spring precipitation for tonight and into Saturday. A few inches of snow, freezing rain and sleet with a low in the 20’s will make for a delightful evening. Saturday morning will bring more snow, sleet and rain with increasing winds but showing signs of […]

Avalanche Advisory for Friday, April 4, 2014

Date: April 4, 2014
This advisory expires at Midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have LOW avalanche danger.  Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely except on isolated terrain features. Slopes with south facing aspects have the potential to lose strength starting in the early afternoon hours. The potential for a human triggered avalanche will increase when this happens. Low […]

Avalanche Advisory for Thursday, April 3, 2014

Date: April 3, 2014
Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have LOW avalanche danger.  Natural and human triggered avalanches are unlikely except in isolated terrain features. Though heating of the snowpack is not likely today, expect avalanche danger to increase if temperatures rise significantly or more direct sunlight hits south facing slopes than is forecast. AVALANCHE PROBLEMS: Currently the temperature on the summit […]

Avalanche Advisory for Wednesday April 2, 2014

Date: April 2, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has MODERATE and LOW avalanche danger.  The Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, Chute, Left Gully, and Hillman’s Highway have Moderate avalanche.  Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible.  The Lobster Claw, Right Gully, Lower Snowfields and Little Headwall have Low avalanche danger.  Natural and human […]

Avalanche Advisory for Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Date: April 1, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Moderate and Low avalanche danger. The Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, Chute, Left Gully, and Hillman’s 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 […]

Avalanche Advisory for Monday, March 31, 2014

Date: March 31, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have Moderate avalanche hazard. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. Heightened avalanche conditions will exist on certain terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully. Slopes with a southerly aspect may push towards Considerable this afternoon due to an increasing potential to […]

Avalanche Advisory for Sunday, March 30, 2014

Date: March 30, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. All forecast areas of Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have High avalanche danger. Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Natural avalanches are likely and human triggered avalanches are very likely. AVALANCHE PROBLEM: If you are heading out to avalanche terrain today, you may want […]

Avalanche Advisory for Saturday, March 29, 2014

Date: March 29, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have Moderate avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible in all forecast areas. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully. The only exception to this rating is the Little Headwall in Tuckerman, which has Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches […]

Avalanche Advisory for Friday, March 28, 2014

Date: March 28, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have Considerable avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely. Careful snowpack and weather evaluation is essential today. The only exception to the Considerable rating is the Little Headwall in Tuckerman which has Low avalanche danger. AVALANCHE PROBLEM: Our primary and secondary […]

Avalanche Advisory for Thursday, March 27, 2014

Date: March 27, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine as Moderate and Low avalanche danger. Lobster Claw, Right Gully, Sluice, Center Bowl, Chute and Lower Snowfields have Moderate avalanche danger. Natural avalanches unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible.Evaluate snow and terrain carefully. Left Gully, Hillman’s Highway and the Little Headwall have Low avalanche danger. Natural and […]

Avalanche Advisory for Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Date: March 26, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have Moderate avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully. The only exceptions to this is the Little Headwall in Tuckerman which has Low avalanche danger. AVALANCHE PROBLEM: Avalanche problem today is Wind Slab.  These are slabs […]

Avalanche Advisory for Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Date: March 25, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have Moderate avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully. The only exceptions to this are the Little Headwall in Tuckerman and Pinnacle Gully in Huntington, which both have Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered […]

Avalanche Advisory for Monday, March 24, 2014

Date: March 24, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. All forecast areas of Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have MODERATE avalanche danger today. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. Large avalanches may occur in specific areas. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully. The only exception to this is the Little Headwall which has Low avalanche danger. […]

Avalanche Advisory for Sunday, March 23, 2014

Date: March 23, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger today. Dangerous avalanche conditions exist. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route finding, and conservative decision making are essential. Natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely. The only exception to this rating is the Little Headwall, which has Moderate avalanche […]

Avalanche Advisory for Saturday March 22, 2014

Date: March 22, 2014
Tuckerman Ravine will have HIGH and CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger later today. The Lip, Center Bowl, and Chute will have High avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are likely and human triggered avalanches are very likely. Travel in these areas and their runout zones is not recommended. Lobster Claw, Right Gully, Sluice, Left Gully, Hillman’s Highway, and the Lower Snowfields […]

Avalanche Advisory for Friday, March 21, 2014

Date: March 21, 2014
Expires at 12:00 midnight Tuckerman Ravine has HIGH and CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger today. The Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, and Chute have High avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are likely and human triggered avalanches are very likely. Travel in these areas and their runout zones is not recommended. Lobster Claw, Right Gully, Left Gully, Hillman’s Highway, and the […]

Avalanche Advisory for Thursday, March 20, 2014

Date: March 20, 2014
This advisory expires  at midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have HIGH avalanche danger.  Natural avalanches are likely and human triggered avalanches are very likely. Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist and travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Avalanche hazard will remain elevated and even increase through the day. AVALANCHE PROBLEMS: Storm Slabs will be the primary avalanche problem […]

Avalanche Advisory for Wednesday March 19, 2014

Date: March 19, 2014
Expires at Midnight Tuckerman Ravine has Moderate and Low avalanche danger. The Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, Chute, Left Gully, Hillman’s Highway, and Lower Snowfields have Moderate avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. Lobster Claw, Right Gully, and the Little Headwall have Low avalanche danger. Natural and human triggered avalanches […]

Avalanche Advisory for Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Date: March 18, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has Moderate and Low avalanche danger. The Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, Chute, Left Gully, Hillman’s Highway, and Lower Snowfields have Moderate avalanche danger. Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible. Lobster Claw, Right Gully, and the Little Headwall have Low avalanche danger. Natural and […]

Avalanche Advisory for Monday, March 17, 2014

Date: March 17, 2014
Expires at 12:00 midnight Tuckerman Ravine has CONSIDERABLE and MODERATE avalanche danger today. The Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, and Chute have Considerable danger. Natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely in these locations. Dangerous avalanche conditions exist; careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route finding, and conservative decision making are essential. Lobster Claw, Right Gully, Left […]

Avalanche Advisory for Sunday March 16, 2014

Date: March 16, 2014
Expires at Midnight Tuckerman Ravine has CONSIDERABLE and MODERATE avalanche danger today. The Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, Chute, Left Gully, and Hillman’s Highway have Considerable danger. Natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely in these locations. Dangerous avalanche conditions exist; careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route finding, and conservative decision making are essential. Lobsterclaw, Right […]

Avalanche Advisory for Saturday, March 15, 2014

Date: March 15, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine has CONSIDERABLE and MODERATE avalanche danger today. The Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, and Chute have Considerable danger. Natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely in these locations. Dangerous avalanche conditions exist; careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route finding, and conservative decision making are essential. All other […]

Avalanche Advisory for Friday 3-14-2014

Date: March 14, 2014
Expires at midnight Tuckerman Ravine has CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger.  Natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely.  Dangerous avalanche conditions exist. Conservative decision making is essential. Huntington Ravines has MODERATE avalanche danger.  Natural avalanches are unlikely and human triggered avalanches are possible.  Evaluate snow and terrain carefully to identify features of concern. AVALANCHE PROBLEMS: Wind […]

Avalanche Advisory for Thursday, March 13, 2014

Date: March 13, 2014
This advisory expires  at midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have HIGH avalanche danger.  Natural avalanches are likely and human triggered avalanches are very likely. Large avalanches are expected on a variety of slope aspects and angles. Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist and travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. AVALANCHE PROBLEMS: Storm Slabs from the 14” snowfall […]

Avalanche Advisory for Wednesday March 12, 2014

Date: March 12, 2014
This advisory expires  at midnight. Tuckerman and Huntington Ravine have CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger.  Natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely. Dangerous avalanche conditions exist; careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route finding, and conservative decision making are essential.  Expect an increasing avalanche danger today and overnight. AVALANCHE PROBLEM:  A WINTER STORM WARNING is in effect.  […]

Avalanche Advisory for Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Date: March 11, 2014
This advisory expires tonight at 12:00 midnight. Tuckerman Ravine will have CONSIDERABLE and MODERATE avalanche danger today. The Sluice, Lip, Center Bowl, and Chute will have Considerable danger. Dangerous avalanche conditions exist; careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route finding, and conservative decision making are essential. Natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely in […]

Avalanche Advisory for Monday, March 10, 2014

Date: March 10, 2014
This advisory expires at 12:00 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 and human triggered avalanches are unlikely. Watch for unstable snow on isolated […]