THIS AVALANCHE ADVISORY EXPIRED ON February 14, 2019 @ 8:15 am
Avalanche Advisory published on February 13, 2019 @ 8:15 am
Issued by Melissa Hendrickson - Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center

Kootenai
Selkirks/Cabinets
St. Regis Basin/Silver Valley

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Heavy snow combined with strong winds will create widespread areas of unstable snow and HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER at all elevations and aspectsAvalanches may run long distances and into flat areas. Avoid travelling on or below any terrain that is steeper than 30 degrees. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. 

How to read the advisory

Kootenai
Selkirks/Cabinets
St. Regis Basin/Silver Valley

How to read the advisory

Heavy snow combined with strong winds will create widespread areas of unstable snow and HIGH AVALANCHE DANGER at all elevations and aspectsAvalanches may run long distances and into flat areas. Avoid travelling on or below any terrain that is steeper than 30 degrees. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. 

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Above Treeline
Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain not recommended.

4. High

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Near Treeline
Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain not recommended.

4. High

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Below Treeline
Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain not recommended.
    Very dangerous avalanche conditions. Travel in avalanche terrain not recommended.
Weather and CURRENT CONDITIONS
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.