Mountain Information Network — Overview

For real-time, location-specific information on snow, ice, avalanche, and weather conditions this winter!

The Mountain Information Network, or MIN, is for getting and sharing real-time, location-specific information.

Reports are easy to upload—no special expertise is needed.

  • Quick reports share general snow, weather, and ice conditions.
  • Avalanche reports share information on notable avalanches, or overall avalanche conditions.
  • Snowpack reports share observations on snowpack depth, layering, and bonding. Snowpack test results are also useful.
  • Weather reports share data on temperature, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and cloud cover.
  • Incident reports help us all learn by describing close calls and accidents.

How to GET information?

Find MIN reports on the main map, indicated by the following symbols:

Single report

Single report with an incident map icon

Single report with an incident component

Multiple reports map icon

Multiple clustered reports

Multiple reports. Click or zoom in to see each report individually.

Fatality report

Fatality report

Report on a fatal incident posted by Avalanche Canada.

List view

MIN reports are also available in a list view, where you can sort by date, forecast region, and report type.

How to GIVE information?

How to use the MIN on our website
How to use the MIN on our app
Editing a report

You can edit reports after they’ve been submitted:

  1. Click on the ‘settings’ icon at the right of the top menu bar and select ‘My Account’
  2. Click on ‘My Mountain Information Network Reports.’
  3. Select the report you want to edit.
  4. Make the necessary edits and re-submit your report.

More questions? Check out the full Mountain Information Network FAQ.

For submission guidelines, check out this page Mountain Information Network — Submission Guidelines.

To understand common acronyms used in the MIN, go here.