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Turnagain Advisory
Wednesday, March 29th 2017
The avalanche danger is HIGH on all aspects and elevations today. 1-2' of new snow sits on weak snow. Both natural and human triggered loose snow and slab avalanches are likely.  More snow fell in Portage, Placer and Girdwood Valley than on Turnagain Pass, avalanches will be larger in those areas. Travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. Keep in mind the additional springtime possibility of the sun shining during a pocket of afternoon clearing and natural avalanches on Southerly slopes.  Hiking in Portage Valley: Travel past the end of the designated Byron Glacier trail in not recommended due to exposure to avalanche terrain. Natural avalanches are likely today. Summit Lake: Read the Saturday Summit Summary HERE. …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Saturday, March 25th 2017
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
Finally a tiny break in the near month long stretch of clear sunny weather. By the end of last weekend Summit Lake received 1-2" of new snow. While not the significant dump we may have been hoping for, it is definitely a welcome change. Winds in the alpine have moved the snow around, but left the drifted snow soft. The new snowfall did lead to some new dry loose avalanching on steep slopes as well as a possible snowboarder triggered small wind slab on Tri Tip, South aspect. The snowpack in the …
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