Utah Avalanche Center: AVALANCHE WARNING

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image: utah avalanche center, 2/6/20

The Utah Avalanche Center just issued an Avalanche Warning for Wasatch Range, Bear River Range, & Unita Mountains.

This warning is in response to an upsidedown snowpack & 100mph winds.

Alta, Snowbird, and Highway 210 (Little Cottonwood Canyon’s highway) are closed today due to high avalanche danger.

Avalanche Warning

IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MST THURSDAY TO 6 AM MST SATURDAY
FOR THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN UTAH INCLUDING THE WASATCH RANGE…BEAR RIVER RANGE…UINTA MOUNTAINS
THE AVALANCHE DANGER WILL BECOME HIGH ON MANY SLOPES AT DIFFERENT ELEVATIONS AND ASPECTS.
HEAVY DENSE SNOW AND WINDS UP TO 100 MPH HAVE CREATED CREATED WIDESPREAD AREAS OF UNSTABLE SNOW. BOTH HUMAN TRIGGERED AND NATURAL AVALANCHES ARE LIKELY. STAY OFF OF AND OUT FROM UNDER SLOPES STEEPER THAN 30 DEGREES.
  • Utah Avalanche Center

image: utah avalanche center 2/6/20
High (red) avalanche danger for the Salt Lake region today. image: utah avalanche center

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