THIS AVALANCHE ADVISORY EXPIRED ON November 17, 2017 @ 8:32 am
Avalanche Advisory published on November 16, 2017 @ 8:32 am
Issued by Ben Bernall - Kootenai National Forest

Kootenai

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Avalanche advisories will be posted for the Kootenai National Forest begining December 1st, 2017.  Advisories will be posted on Tuesday and Friday mornings.

The Kootenai advisories will now be posted at http://www.idahopanhandleavalanche.org 

For backcountry users riding in the Ten Lakes area near Eureka condition reports may now be found on the Flathead Avalanche Center website.  http://www.flatheadavalanche.org/

How to read the advisory

Avalanche advisories will be posted for the Kootenai National Forest begining December 1st, 2017.  Advisories will be posted on Tuesday and Friday mornings.

The Kootenai advisories will now be posted at http://www.idahopanhandleavalanche.org 

For backcountry users riding in the Ten Lakes area near Eureka condition reports may now be found on the Flathead Avalanche Center website.  http://www.flatheadavalanche.org/

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Disclaimer

Avalanche conditions change for better or worse continually. Backcountry travelers should be prepared to assess current conditions for themselves, plan their routes of travel accordingly, and never travel alone. Backcountry travelers can reduce their exposure to avalanche hazards by utilizing timbered trails and ridge routes and by avoiding open and exposed terrain with slope angles of 30 degrees or more. Backcountry travelers should carry the necessary avalanche rescue equipment such as a shovel, avalanche probe or probe ski poles, a rescue beacon and a well-equipped first aid kit.  For a recorded version of the Avalanche Advisory call (208)765-7323.