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Nov 20th, 2016    Public Observer
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Nov 21st, 2016    Heather Thamm
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Nov 20th, 2016    Johnston-Bloom / Moderow
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Announcements

Don't miss Mark and Janelle Smiley at the Beartooth on Thursday, Nov 16th for the Annual CNFAIC fundraiser!! This husband-wife duo has spent the last seven years climbing the “50 Classic Climbs of North America”. Their presentation will feature incredible footage and stories from four of their journeys – a ski mountaineering expedition to Mount Saint Elias which took them from sea to summit to sea; climbing Denali’s Cassin Ridge; climbing Middle Triple Peak in the Kichatna Range; and climbing Moose’s Tooth. They will talk about overcoming fear, trial and error, second and third attempts, courage, stubbornness, commitment and finding bliss. Tickets are $25 and will be available starting Oct. 24 at the Bear Tooth website and box office.
Turnagain Advisory
Sunday, November 19th 2017
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
Today is Monday, the beginning of Thanksgiving week, and this will be one of our last updates before we begin issuing avalanche advisories! A quick moving storm added 2-6" inches of light snow to the mountains around Turnagain Pass, Girdwood and the Kenai yesterday. The snow depth at the Turnagain Pass SNOTEL station at 1,880' now reads 7" - that is pretty thin for Nov 20th. Generally speaking, the snow cover is shallow and variable. Snow depths above treeline range from 6" to 2'. There looks to be a low pressure system setting up to bring another round of snow for Thanksgiving through this weekend. Look for more on that Wednesday with our next report! Today's avalanche concerns:  Although the few inches of new snow from yesterday may be enough for small sluffs in steep terrain and may ha …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Tuesday, November 7th 2017
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
Summit Lake weekly summaries will begin December 2nd. For the most up to date snow and avalanche information, please check the Turnagain Pass advisory page and the observation page. Information can also be found on our Facebook and Instagram pages (Facebook link in the upper right corner and Instagram: @chugachavy). …
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