Winter Before Halloween in Montana Above 5500-6000 Feet! | Layered snowpack, Windslabs, & 1 Reported Avalanche

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Conditions report from Oct. 21, 2020

Parts of Montana are already experiencing winter conditions and an accumulating snowpack that’s layered and thin. Be careful out there! | Photo courtesy Friends of the Flathead Avalanche Center

It’s already winter in the high elevation areas of Montana — beware!

“Winter before Halloween? Yes, above 5500-6000 feet. Layered snowpack, thin windslabs, at least 1 reported slide. More snow and wind coming. Carry beacons, shovels, and probes if you’re riding or climbing above snowline. Check for conditions updates at” — Friends of the Flathead Avalanche Center 10/21/20

Posted by Friends of the Flathead Avalanche Center on Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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