Welcome to the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center, a comprehensive source for information and data regarding avalanche advisories, avalanche
events, weather, and snow data for the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
We sad to report there was an avalanche fatality today. It is reported to have occurred near Leidy Lake and involved a snowmobiler. More information will be posted on our website as it becomes available.
Grand Teton National Park will close the north end of the Moose-Wilson Road to vehicular traffic at its junction with the Murie Ranch Road early Sunday morning. Visitors may still walk, ski or snowshoe on this section of the road. This closure will remain in place until the end of the partial government shutdown.
So that others can be safer backcountry travelers, BTAC releases a video describing the recent Horse Creek avalanche fatality. Our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased.
18 inch deep soft slab avalanche remotely triggered by a skier on January 4 on a west aspect in the Snake River Range at an elevation of 8,800 feet.
Come out and listen to Bob Comey from Bridger Teton Avalanche Center discuss the current snow-pack and avalanche conditions in the greater Teton area. As always, Hatch Taqueria and Tequilas will be providing the tacos and Roadhouse Brewing will be providing beer!
On 12/30/18 a potent Pacific weather system and associated cold front crossed the region. Strong winds for 48 hrs and up to 1.5” of Snow Water Equivalent resulted in natural avalanche activity on a variety of aspects and elevations.