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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner / Sykes
Date:   Dec 19th, 2014
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Route: Tincan common up track to a high point of 3,000'. Weather: Skies pa >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: John Sykes
Date:   Dec 18th, 2014
Location:   Sunnyside (with map)
Observation:   Route: Sunny side snow machine uptrack, skinned from the parking lot however h >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Thamm/Fitzgerald
Tincan to Common Bowl
Date:   Dec 18th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations December 18, 2014 Route Tincan up to top of Common Bowl >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Thamm/Fitzgerald
Skier triggered avalanche on Sunburst
Date:   Dec 18th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst SW Face (with map)
Observation:   December 18, 2014 Approximate time 14:00 Skier triggered avalanche on Sunbur >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Nick D'Alessio
Date:   Dec 18th, 2014
Location:   Manitoba, Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Route: Manitoba, normal west side uptrack Weather: Mostly sunny. Calm to Ligh >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 18th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (cornice line)
Observation:   Observed avalanche activity: 1 big avalanche. Signs of instability: Avalanch >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Kugler
Date:   Dec 18th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst ridge, Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Skier triggered avalanche. Observed first skier ride out cleanly on my approach >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Lower Russian Lake (Cooper Landing)
Date:   Dec 18th, 2014
Location:   Lower Russian Lake (with map)
Observation:   This avalanche came down earlier this week. People should use the lake to tra >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Dec 18th, 2014
Location:   Summit Lake
Observation:   Avalanche activity was seen at the start of the week on West aspects in many of >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger
Date:   Dec 17th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route: Sunburst parking lot to 2,800’ on westerly ridge. Boot pack/ Hiking re >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: John Sykes
Date:   Dec 17th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route: Sunburst Uptrack, hiking to 1400ft. Turned around at about 2800ft due to >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: TGlassett
Date:   Dec 17th, 2014
Location:   Lipps WSW face (with map)
Observation:   Wide propagation, appears to have run to valley   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Date:   Dec 17th, 2014
Location:   Seward Hwy/Portage Road (with map)
Observation:   Avalanche activity observed during Dec 15 and Dec 16 road patrols between Gird >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 17th, 2014
Location:   manitoba (with map)
Observation:   recent avalanche activity: see pic. no others noticed from manitoba. Signs of >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Dec 17th, 2014
Location:   Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Saw many avalanches mainly on West aspects up at Summit Lake. See pictures be >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner / Thamm
Date:   Dec 15th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route: Common route up to the westerly Sunburst ridge - we got to 2,700' before >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer: Peter
Date:   Dec 14th, 2014
Location:   Upper Lake George Glacier (with map)
Observation:   Date: Dec 12th, 2014 Weather: Partly cloudy, some fog, winds <5 knots. O >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner / Johnston-Bloom
Date:   Dec 13th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route: Hiked with skis on packs to ~1600' to where there was enough snow to sk >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: G. Predeger
Hippy Bowl
Date:   Dec 11th, 2014
Location:   Tin Can (with map)
Observation:   Route Tin Can parking lot up to skier’s right Hippy Bowl (3,200’) Weathe >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Dec 11th, 2014
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Over the past week we had a warm weather system come into the area in the form >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Dalpes
Date:   Dec 11th, 2014
Location:   Tincan 2,100ft (with map)
Observation:   Route Tin Can parking lot to just below treeline at 2,100ft Weather Temps i >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: TGlassett
Date:   Dec 11th, 2014
Location:   Portage Valley rd. and Hope Cut-off (with map)
Observation:   Avalanches occurred on recent cycle 12/8- 12/9 As with previous ob. Several mod >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: TGlassett
Date:   Dec 11th, 2014
Location:   Seward Hwy from MP 21-79 (with map)
Observation:   These avalanches occurred on recent cycle from 12/8- 12/9   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 10th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   Route Sunburst Ridge up to 3,400’ Weather Temps in the high 20s to low 30 >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 9th, 2014
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   After a couple of restless days in the house, I decided to tour up toward Taylor >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: TGlassett
Date:   Dec 9th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain arm (with map)
Observation:   Avalanches from 12/7-12/8   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Thamm / Wagner
Date:   Dec 8th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass - Road Observations (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Dec.8, 2014 Route Road observations from Turnagain Pass >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Dec 6th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Time: 10:20 AM to 4:20 PM Route: Iditarod trail to the base of Eddies, th >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Kakiko
Date:   Dec 6th, 2014
Location:   Eddies, Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Date Time: 20141206, 10:00. Location: Eddies. Turnagain Pass. Weather: Skin >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Dec 6th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge / Main Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Route: Skinned the standard up-track into Main Bowl, circled around the bowl an >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: TGlassett
Date:   Dec 5th, 2014
Location:   Right and above old tank farm, Whittier Alaska
Observation:   Observed 12/4/2014 by D Hamre Photos taken 12/5/2014 TGlassett Top crown measu >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 5th, 2014
Location:   Magnum/Sunburst
Observation:   Route Magnum ridge (lower) to Sunburst ridge Weather Overcast Winds light >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger
Date:   Dec 4th, 2014
Location:   Repeat Offender (with map)
Observation:   Route: DOT snow stake lot (motorized side) following the common up-track to Seat >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Dec 4th, 2014
Location:   Summit Lake (Butcher Peak) (with map)
Observation:   Recent Avalanche Activity: A few in isolated areas. Over the past week only a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Sean McManamy
Date:   Dec 4th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   See pit image.   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Dec 3rd, 2014
Location:   Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Overcast with very light easterly winds. Temperatures in the upper tee >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Thamm
Date:   Dec 1st, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route Tincan-up to top of Common Bowl + 1 run in Tincan trees Weather Temps >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 30th, 2014
Location:   Pastoral, Grandaddy, Goldpan (with map)
Observation:   Skied Pastoral NE face from summit, Pastoral SW face from summit, Grandaddy N c >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Bill Romberg
Date:   Nov 30th, 2014
Location:   Manitoba Mtn (with map)
Observation:   Snowpack: Snow pit at 3100 ft, 200 ft. below ridgeline on SW aspect. 20 degree >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Heather Thamm
Date:   Nov 30th, 2014
Location:   Taylor Pass to Pastoral (with map)
Observation:   November 30, 2014 Route Up Taylor Pass to Pastoral Weather Temps between >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Romberg
Date:   Nov 29th, 2014
Location:   Manitoba
Observation:   Manitoba - standard approach Weather: Snowing lightly with poor visibility. >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Nov 29th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route: Common route up the Tincan Ridge to treeline (2,200'). Hiked the first 20 >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Eric Geisler
Date:   Nov 28th, 2014
Location:   South face of South Petes/Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Pete's South: Observed debris of 2 loose snow slides from earlier this week. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Thamm
Date:   Nov 28th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route Sunburst parking (1000’) lot to 3700’ on Ridge. Skied SW aspect to Va >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Heather Thamm
Date:   Nov 27th, 2014
Location:   Ragged Top, eastern aspect (with map)
Observation:   Route- We hiked through the woods from a friends cabin (1200ft) on Crow Creek Rd >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Nov 27th, 2014
Location:   Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Over the past week we have had no significant snowfall with only a 1/2" of new >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Heather Thamm
Date:   Nov 26th, 2014
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Route – Tincan - Followed the normal route along the western ridge of Tincan f >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Nov 26th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route: Standard route up the Tincan ridge to ~3,300'. Hiked for the first 30min >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Nov 25th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge
Observation:   Route Seattle Ridge snowmachine uptrack to top of Warm Up Bowl Weather Part >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger/ Wagner/ Fitz
Date:   Nov 24th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route: From the Sunburst parking lot we hiked about a half hour (4-500' vertica >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Date:   Nov 24th, 2014
Location:   Girdwood (with map)
Observation:   Its warm enough for rollerballs on this SE aspect at about 2600' near milepost >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Moderow
Date:   Nov 21st, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass - Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Time: 11:50-15:30 Route: From Sunburst pullout, up to 2700' in elevation on >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner / Moderow
Date:   Nov 21st, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Here are a few more photos to supplement Andy Moderow's observation from our fie >>>   View Complete



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