Danger Low in First Wyoming Avalanche Report

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - The Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center posted its first advisory of the season for northwest Wyoming last weekend after a trio of storms dumped up to 3 feet of snow on the high peaks in the area.

Though experts said the avalanche danger at all elevations was low, the report Saturday said isolated pockets of new soft slab up to 2 feet deep pose a threat to hunters, climbers or skiers.

During the winter, the avalanche center posts daily advisories for the Tetons area. Those daily reports will begin later this season. The avalanche center expects to report snowpack summaries weekly until then, along with periodic advisories.

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