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:

AVALANCHE WARNING

  • 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.