Know the Weather. Know Your Crew. Know the Terrain. Know the Snow.
Get the latest conditions: Yukon Report
Being avalanche aware means considering the weather, the terrain, the snow conditions and your crew before you head out. The resources below will help you know before you go. If you haven't already, take an Avalanche Skills Training Program to best know how to prepare.
Avalanche Safety Gear Information
Don't have the gear yet? Check these resources to learn more about why you need it and how to use it.
Yukon Regional Report and Forecaster Video Blog
The Yukon Regional Report is prepared in partnership with the Canadian Avalanche Centre. It provides information on snowpack and avalanche conditions for the White Pass and Wheaton Valley areas. The report includes an overview of conditions plus primary concerns, travel advice, avalanche activity, snowpack summary and weather forecast.
The report goes live every Thursday at 5PM and can be accessed here.
Get access to the latest video updates here.
Klondike Discussion Forum
Check out the forum for latest conditions and observations from other backcountry users. Join the forum and add your observations too. Access it here.
Current Weather Conditions
These sources show real time weather data. Check out our Yukon Avalanche Association Weather Handout for descriptions of each source and what they provide.
Weather sources show snow, wind, and temperature conditions.
- Yukon Avalanche Association Weather Station
- Fraser Weather Station (near Canadian Customs)
- Skagway Current WX Conditions
- Klondike Highway Summit at US/Canada Border
- Chilkoot Pass on the Chilkoot Trail
- Sheep Camp on the Chilkoot Trail
- Haines - Skagway Road Forecast
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Forecast for Skagway, White Pass and Haines
- (MM5) Precipitation Forecast (includes Yukon/Alaska)