BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — An avalanche warning is in effect for several mountainous areas in western Montana and western Wyoming.

The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center rates the danger of avalanche as "high" in the Bridger Range north of Bozeman, the Gallatin and Madison mountain ranges south of Bozeman, the Lionhead area west of West Yellowstone and the mountains north of Cooke City.

A North Dakota man died in a weekend avalanche near Cooke City.

The avalanche danger also was rated high Tuesday in areas above 6,000 feet in the Swan Range in northwestern Montana.

Avalanche warnings are also in place for unstable snowpack in the mountains south of Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming.