6 Oct 2017

October 6, 2017


    No new local avalanche activity to report. Check out video below, skier triggered in Montana.

    Dusting last Saturday.


    Saturday morning September 30, 2017.

    Sunday afternoon-- October 1, 2017.

    Fall colours at tree line on Sunday.

    Monday morning October 2, 2017. -2 at 07:00 Hrs.

    Tuesday October 3, 2017. Ground Hog Day.

    Wednesday October 4, 2017.

    Thursday October 5, 2017. Pretty much the same as Tuesday & Wednesday.

Weather Observations for October 6, 2017 taken at 06:00 Hours.

2240 meters    +2, Winds were 35-60 KPH S --Horstman Hut
1860 meters    +4, Winds were 20-35 KPH S--Rendevous
1550 meters    +6, RH 50%--Catskinner 
  660 meters    +5, Valley Temp, Max Temp Yesterday was +18.7, trace of Precip recorded yest

    As of 07:00 Hrs this am we have overcast skies, limited visibility and it is raining lightly.


A weak cold front in a Northwest flow aloft will bring overcast skies and periods of light rain today.
Saturday will be similar with periods of light rain, snow in the upper elevations. A weak ridge begins to build Sunday with a mix of sun and cloud. Monday the ridge builds, with a mix of sun and cloud. By Tuesday a weak trough will push through with unsettled weather. Cooler by Wednesday with unsettled weather forecasted, likely snow showers in the alpine. Unsettled Thursday into Friday with cooler fall temperatures.

    Weak cold front moving through.

    Overcast and showers for today..

    Cool moist weather on Saturday with periods of light rain.

    Drying trend on Sunday.

    Ridge strengthens Monday with a mix of sun and cloud.

    Weak trough pushes through Tuesday.

    Unsettled on Wednesday.

    Unsettled on Thursday.


    A sucker hole on Saturday morning, clouds thickened as the day progressed.

    Bike park quiet on Saturday.

    Pyroclastic with a dusting on Sunday.

    Princess Louisa Inlet. Shot taken on Sunday.

    Ice Cave on Squamish Glacier.

    Awesome fall weather on Tuesday. +15.6 Deg for a high in the valley. Low of 0.

    Beauty day Wednesday, High in the valley of +16.9.

    Thursday afternoon, High in the valley of +18.7.


Mountain Biking down a glacier: Kilian Bron

Powerful avalanche: You Tube

Another early season avalanche: Montana


BRP offers free avalanche awareness seminars: Mtn Sledder

Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show-Oct 13-15, 2017: Avalanche Canada

No Risk Zone Off Piste: Henry's Avalanche Talk

Flathead Avalanche Center: NRSAW

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