Where To Turn For Avalanche Center Info

U.S. avalanche contacts for snowmobile avalanche education

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Here is where you can find out the lastest information about avalanche conditions across the West.



Karl Birkeland, Acting Director and Avalanche Scientist

Forest Service National Avalanche Center

kbirkeland@fs.fed.us  (406) 587-6954



Doug Chabot, Director

Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center

dchabot@bresnan.net, dchabot@fs.fed.us (406) 581-1110


Colorado, New Mexico

Ethan Greene, Director

Colorado Avalanche Information Center

Ethan.Greene@state.co.us (303) 204-6027



Craig Gordon, Forecaster

Utah Avalanche Center, Western Uintas

craig@utahavalanchecenter.org (801) 231-2170

Bruce Tremper, Director

Utah Avalanche Center

btremper@fs.fed.us, bruce@utahavalanchecenter.org (801) 231-4744



Chris Lundy, Director

Sawtooth National Forest Avalanche Center

clundy@fs.fed.us, cclundy@msn.com  (208) 720-8791


Bob Comey, Director

Bridger-Teton National Forest Avalanche Center

comey@wyom.net (307) 690-4527



Brandon Schwartz

Sierra Avalanche Center

lifeonsnow@gmail.com, bschwartz@fs.fed.us (208) 520-0058



Kevin Wright, Director

Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center

kevin.cnfaic@gmail.com (907) 227-6581



Mark Moore, Director

Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center

mark.moore@noaa.gov (206) 526-6164

Freelance snowmobile avalanche educator (based out of Montana)

Scott Schmidt (currently an avalanche consultant, formerly an avalanche forecaster with the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center)

snowdog@imt.net (406) 587-7841



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