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Dec 27th, 2014    H. Thamm
Skier triggered avalanche on Raggedtop Mountain     Click for details.
Jan 11th, 2015    H. Thamm
Glide Crack Activity     Click for details.
Jan 13th, 2015    T Glassett
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Jan 15th, 2015    Fitzgerald/Sykes
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Jan 19th, 2015    Wagner
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Winter Wildlands Alliance's 10th Annual Film Festival will be held January 23rd at APU's Grant Hall. Join the Alaska Avalanche School and Friends of the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Center for a night of great entertainment, raffle prizes, and a chance to rekindle your winter stoke!! Click link above for more details.
Turnagain Advisory
Sunday, January 25th 2015
A generally LOW avalanche danger exists in the mountains surrounding the Eastern Turnagain Arm. The one exception will be pockets of MODERATE danger on upper elevation slopes for fresh wind slabs due to a bump in Northwest winds in specific locations. The most suspect areas are the Southeast face of Seattle Ridge and the Summit Lake zones. Any slabs that do form are expected to be shallow (6-8" thick), soft, easy to identify and avoid. …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Saturday, January 24th 2015
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
The Summit Lake region continues - like much of Alaska - to be starved for snow. Similar to Turnagain Pass, only a couple inches of low density snow cover the ground at the parking lots. The pack is just deep enough for skiing (the dust-on-crust variety) around 2,000' and improves with elevation. The last observed avalanche activity just was over a week ago and associated with a very warm storm that brought rain to 3,000'. The one exception are two cornice breaks that could be as new as Monday …
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