Avalanche Danger Rises

AVALANCHE WARNINGThe avalanche danger in the Steamboat & Flat Tops Zone has been raised to considerable today and wind slab avalanches have been added back to the problem list. The danger has increased due to the heavier band of snow and wind which created fresh wind slab. Look for these slabs on east-facing slopes near and above tree line today. The best way to manage the risk avalanche danger is to make conservative terrain choices. Avoid steep terrain, greater than 35 degrees that funnels into gullies, sparse forest or road cuts.

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