Heavy snow has been falling since Friday in the area. The avalanche risk is 5/5 in the Pelvoux, Champsaur and Thabor mountain ranges where close to 1 meter of snow has fallen. The risk is 4/5 in other areas in the Alps including the Savoie and Isère. Off-piste users are advised to use extreme care and avoid slopes over 25 degrees and avalanche run-out zones when travelling. The majority of avalanche accidents occur at risk 3 and below and skiers and boarders are advised to not let their guard down when going off piste.