Feb 1st, 2015    Billy Finley
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Feb 4th, 2015    Predeger/ Fitz
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Feb 5th, 2015    Wagner
Little League sluff     Click for details.
Feb 6th, 2015    Fitzgerald/Wagner
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Feb 7th, 2015    Moderow
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Iron those Carhartts, break out the sequins, and dust off the bolo...its Snowball time! Please join the Friends of the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center and Alaska Avalanche School at Taproot for an "Alaskan Formal" night at 7pm on February 27th.
Turnagain Advisory
Friday, February 27th 2015
Above 2500’ the avalanche danger is MODERATE today where a poor snowpack structure will make it possible to trigger an avalanche 1-2’ deep.  Likely trigger points will be mid-slope on steep rollovers and unsupported convexities.  Steep, southerly aspects will also warrant special attention today as any localized, rapid solar warming could be enough to wake up a buried layer of facets.  Below 2500’ the avalanche danger is LOW, where a supportable melt/ freeze crust has formed, locking up the shallow snowpack that does exist. …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Saturday, February 21st 2015
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
The Summit Lake area continues to have a very thin snowpack and be snow starved as the rest of Alaska, and the Western half of the U.S. for that matter. Despite this, there is enough snow above treeline to avalanche and last week we saw several natural avalanches associated with a warm and windy storm. Another storm has just moved in last night and will impact the region through the weekend with rain up to 1,500'-2,000'. See Primary Concern below for more details on this weekend's storm and expe …
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