CURRENT CONDITIONS ON MOUNT ST HELENS

May 27, 2016 update

CLIMBER'S BIVOUAC IS OPEN AS OF May 27, 2016!

Patchy snow starting at 3,500-4,000' with snow pack rapidly deepening above 4,000'. Please be prepared for winter conditions by having appropriate winter climbing gear and strong navigational/orienteering ability.

See the U.S. Forest Service Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument website for more information.

WEATHER: Weather.gov point forecasts- Marble Mountain SnoPark (2,700ft) and mid-slope (6,200ft)Mountain-Forecast.com provides forecasts at three different elevations: summit 8,328ft, mid-slope 6,500ft and just above the trailhead 3,200ft.

AVALANCHE: Visit the Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center for the most up to date avalanche forecast information.

SNOWPACK: Visit these SNOTEL sites for recent snow pack readings on the south side of Mount St. Helens- June Lake (3,400ft) and Swift Creek (4,400ft).

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