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Temp °F -1 -1 -1 0 0 0
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12-Hr Snowfall High/Low Alerts Snow
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12/6
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5°F
↓ Base
SW 5mph
5mph
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0" Mostly Cloudy
3°F
↓ Base
SW 5mph
10mph
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12/7
1-2" Cloudy
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↓ Base
SW 10mph
20mph
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↓ Base
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20mph
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12/8
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↓ Base
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15mph
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SW 15mph
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Forecast Elev: 5,740ft Base Elev: 2,300ft Summit Elev: 9,190ft Updated: 9 minutes ago
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Estimated at Sunday Dec 5 @ 5:00am PST
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Mid-Mtn at Monday Dec 6 @ 12:02am PST
Snowfall estimates generated by OpenSnow. Base Depth estimates provided by NOAA.
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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.

Cariboos

Avalanche Canada

Avalanche Danger
Moderate (2)
Valid Sunday, Dec 5th 4:00pm PST 8 hours ago
Until Monday, Dec 6th 4:00pm PST

Continually assess the wind effect as you move through terrain. Variability in wind speed and direction has created unusual loading patterns.

Around treeline and above, pockets of wind slab are found in lee features, with fun powder in protected areas and depressions. Open areas and higher elevations are windswept and hold little snow. The early December crust exists below 1800 m on all aspects and has 10-30 cm of low density snow above it.

Our field team found a spotty layer of surface hoar down 55 cm near Barkerville. It's still early, and we're gathering snowpack observations, but its recommended you dig down and investigate this layer if you're riding around there.

The November 4 facet/crust combo can be found in the alpine down 150-250 cm. Snowpack depths in the alpine are between 200-300 cm.

 

For an indepth look into the recent weather, current snowpack and our thoughts for the future visit the Forecasters Blog.

The latest avalanche report is from Thursday Dec 2, when 2 very large (size 3) avalanches were reported in the southern part of the range. One failed naturally on a south aspect and the other was triggered by a natural cornice failure on a North aspect. Both avalanches ran on the November 4th crust/facet layer which can be found down 180cm in this area.

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