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High pressure and a gradual warm up in Cooke City over the last week have resulted in generally stable conditions. However, there are still some isolated concerns, particularly on steep rocky slopes. As it keeps warming up this week wet snow will start to be a bigger concern. #gnfacobs
High pressure and a gradual warm up in Cooke City over the last week have resulted in generally stable conditions. However, there are still some isolated concerns, particularly on steep rocky slopes. As it keeps warming up this week wet snow will start to be a bigger concern. #gnfacobs
We toured around the Northern Bridgers and found generally stable conditions. We did see some older wind slab crowns, and also multiple loose wet slides that released today. Low danger for now, but we are still paying attention to 🌬 and ☀️. Even small slides can  have severe consequences in the wrong terrain. #gnfacobs #lowdangernotnodanger
We toured around the Northern Bridgers and found generally stable conditions. We did see some older wind slab crowns, and also multiple loose wet slides that released today. Low danger for now, but we are still paying attention to 🌬 and ☀️. Even small slides can have severe consequences in the wrong terrain. #gnfacobs #lowdangernotnodanger

GNFAC News

February 2, King and Queen of the Ridge at Bridger Bowl (fundraiser). Register with Bridger to hike in the event, and create a pledge page to raise funds with your Ridge laps.

Check out the latest updates from the GNFAC: a new forecaster, and new and updated pages to the website.

Doug wrote an article for the upcoming Avalanche Review about our education efforts in Cooke City and the the Centennials (ID and MT).

After last season's two snowmobiler avalanche fatalities on Reas Peak in the Centennial Range we created a webpage so riders could get good, relevant information regarding snowpack and avalanches.

Resources

Weather Stations

Weather Stations provide the GNFAC forecasters with information on snowfall, wind and temps from around the region. The Weather Log summarizes this daily.

Avalanche Education

GNFAC partners with groups around the region to provide evening avalanche classes, plus full day and multi-day courses, including some weekend field days. All our class offerings, along with courses from other providers, are on our Education Calendar.

Placenames

Use this map to find the locations of unfamiliar places mentioned in the advisory. Also take a look at our glossary of avalanche terms.

Support

Donate to the Friends of GNFAC; or order DVDs or 'Snow Sense' avalanche safety handbook.