5/3/2024 -A section of the Tuckerman Ravine Trail through The Lip Area is now CLOSED to all use
This section extends from Lunch Rocks to the top of the Headwall where it meets the Alpine Garden Trail. Only this section of the trail is closed. This annual closure is due to the magnitude of the crevasses and undermining, along with the severe consequences of a fall in this area. (36 CFR 261.55(a))
5/3/2024 -Spring Skiing and Fragile Alpine Plants
Spring skiing can have a destructive effect on fragile alpine plants. Please take the time to read our post about spring skiing in the alpine zone! READ HERE
4/16/2024 -Forecasting Operations
The Mount Washington Avalanche Center has ended 5-scale daily avalanche forecasts for the 2023-2024 season.

MWAC will continue to track snow and weather conditions and issue General Avalanche Information bulletins on Tuesdays and Fridays by 7am for the remainder of the spring season. This schedule may be adjusted in the event of significant weather.


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Your avalanche, snowpack, and weather observations are extremely valuable to the community and the avalanche forecasters at the Mount Washington Avalanche Center.


The Wilderness and Austere Medicine Program at Dartmouth Health and the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, in collaboration with the Mount Washington Avalanche Center, are conducting a survey to understand the experiences and behaviors of users in the avalanche beacon park. Your insights are invaluable to us! By participating, you'll help us enhance safety and educational programs for all who recreate in avalanche terrain. We greatly appreciate your time and contribution.

Survey Time: 5 min