HIGH Avalanche Danger Extended – Wednesday
Brutal weather has continued especially in the southern mountains, extending the dangerous conditions of back country travel.
According to the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center:
- The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center is continuing a Backcountry Avalanche Warning for the Southern Gallatin and Southern Madison Ranges, the Lionhead area near West Yellowstone, the Centennial Range, and the mountains around Cooke City.
- Heavy snowfall and strong wind are creating very dangerous avalanche conditions.
- Natural and human triggered avalanches are likely.
Avalanche terrain and avalanche runout zones should be avoided.
- The avalanche danger is rated HIGH on all slopes.