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Feb 7th, 2015    Moderow
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Feb 12th, 2015    H.Thamm
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Feb 17th, 2015    H.Thamm/T.Glassett
Skier triggered avalanches on Tincan on Feb.17     Click for details.
Feb 26th, 2015    Predeger/ Wagner/ May
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Feb 27th, 2015    Fitzgerald
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Announcements

Join CNFAIC forecasters at ARCTIC MAN 2015 for a FREE avalanche rescue workshop!! In 2 hours we will teach you and your crew how to effect an efficient avalanche rescue. Bring your own gear or use ours. Free demos and prizes from Backcountry Access (including a set of BCA Link Radios!!) and special incentives from AMDS!!!
Turnagain Advisory
Wednesday, April 1st 2015
Today the avalanche danger in the Alpine is MODERATE where triggering a slab 2-3’ thick is possible and will have high consequences. Areas of CONSIDERABLE danger exist on the periphery of our forecast zone where shaded Northern and Western aspects will have the greatest instability. Today all aspects are suspect and it will be important to be conservative, avoid steep terrain, and practice safe travel rituals. The avalanche danger below 2500’ is LOW, however if a slab is triggered in the Alpine it will travel into this elevation band.  A large natural avalanche was observed yesterday on the West Face of Pyramid. Although its difficult to see in this picture the estimated crown height is near 3'. …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Saturday, March 28th 2015
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
----------Special Announcement---------This will be the final weekly summary for Summit Lake of the 2014-2015 season.  We will update this page as needed (i.e. storms, avalanche cycles).  A season wrap up including weather history and springtime tips will be posted soon. This past week brought little in the way of change to the snowpack around Summit Lake.  Coverage remains thin to non existent below 2,000’.  A storm that brought 1-2’ of snow to Turnagain and Girdwood deposited only 2” …
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