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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 19th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Creek (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Mostly sunny skies and light ridgetop Southerly winds. Temperatures we >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 18th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Road Observations Weather: Temps- 40 deg @ sea level, 37-39 deg F @ 1,000’ >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 17th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   A journey to Seattle Ridge weather station to calibrate the wind direction. W >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 16th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   Weather Overcast, occasional breaks Mild temps: 11am—37F @ 1,000’ 2pm— >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Apr 13th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Time: 1220 - 1900 Route: Northeast from the parking lot below the base of T >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 9th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   Saw some sluffing on other skier tracks - Usually at steeper roll-overs. Skie >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 8th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Mostly obscured skies with the sun trying to break though now and agai >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 7th, 2014
Location:   Portage and Turnagain Pass Road-Obs (with map)
Observation:   With three consecutive days of warm temperatures, cloud cover and little to no o >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 6th, 2014
Location:   Cornbiscuit
Observation:   Weather Mostly cloudy (see photo 2) Warm temps ranging from 30-40 degrees F L >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 5th, 2014
Location:   Twin Peaks area (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Intermittent light snowfall during day. Low clouds, ceiling around 4,0 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Molly Schouweiler
Date:   Apr 4th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Route: Eddies west aspect Weather: Highs were in the upper 20's to upper 30'sF >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 4th, 2014
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Info from pit profile   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Apr 4th, 2014
Location:   Taylor Pass/Pastoral (with map)
Observation:   Time: 1045 - 1745 Route: Sunburst lot through Taylor Pass, then up a norther >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Emma Walker
Date:   Apr 4th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Dug pit as part of APU snow science class. Failures in compression tests at 163 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 4th, 2014
Location:   Butcher Mt
Observation:   Weather Mostly cloudy Temps in the low to mid 30s F Calm to light winds out o >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 3rd, 2014
Location:   Crow Creek Road area
Observation:   Weather Clear skies becoming partly cloudy by 3pm (photo 1) Calm winds with oc >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 1st, 2014
Location:   Lyon Cr (with map)
Observation:   Weather Clear skies, zero wind, temps between 15-25 deg F Surface Obs It >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: G. Predeger
Overflight of WSA boundary
Date:   Mar 31st, 2014
Location:   Whittier - Nellie Juan Lake (with map)
Observation:   Took the opportunity for an overflight of the CNF Wilderness Study Area (WSA) bo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner, K. Johnston
Date:   Mar 31st, 2014
Location:   Portage Valley - Baird Peak area (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Sunny, warm and a light Westerly breeze in the exposed upper elevation >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: G. Predeger
Date:   Mar 30th, 2014
Location:   Lynx Creek (with map)
Observation:   Route: Johnson Pass trailhead into Lynx Creek drainage and traveled up to 4400 >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 29th, 2014
Location:   Upper Girdwood Valley
Observation:   Weather: Clear, calm and downright hot in the sun. Temperatures in the shade we >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Moderow/Bartholomae/Ellis
Date:   Mar 29th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Route: Lower Eddies parking lot to the base of Eddies, then up a generally NW a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 29th, 2014
Location:   Magnum / Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Skinned up Magnum yesterday (3/28) and there is evidence of cornice calving, exa >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Brian Litmans
Date:   Mar 29th, 2014
Location:   Wolverine ridge (with map)
Observation:   Given growing concerns over cornices thought you might like this pic from wolver >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   (with map)
Observation:   Sunburst Weather Station via Taylor Pass Weather: Clear skies Temps ranging >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Hannah Brewster
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   (with map)
Observation:   APU class field day at Tincan-see pit profile.   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Maggie Nielsen/Colin Hewi
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Signs of Instability: None Elevation:1,200' Aspect:260 Slope Angle: 34 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Tincan NNW 1050 ft Snow pit in photo below   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 1300ft to 3800ft on Tenderfoot Ridge Weather: Sunny sk >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Dan Starr
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   Summit Pass, Nancy's (with map)
Observation:   The cornices are starting to peel. My partner punched through up to his armpits >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer: Scott Rich
Date:   Mar 24th, 2014
Location:   Peterson Headwall (with map)
Observation:   Yesterday my partner and I took a heli bump to the top of peterson headwall >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Ryan Lewthwaite
Date:   Mar 24th, 2014
Location:   Byron Glacier, Portage Valley (with map)
Observation:   On a hike towards Byron Glacier I noticed these Northwest slopes had substantial >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 24th, 2014
Location:   Lynx Creek Drainage (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Sunny and warm. Temperatures in the 20'sF and a slight Southeasterly b >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Katreen
Date:   Mar 23rd, 2014
Location:   Pastoral Peak
Observation:   Route: Sunburst parking lot - Taylor Creek - head wall - Pastoral Recent aval >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer: Josh Varney
Date:   Mar 23rd, 2014
Location:   Peterson Creek (with map)
Observation:   Touring up Peterson Creek today intending on skiing Low Bush, we had to stop our >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 23rd, 2014
Location:   Twin Peaks (with map)
Observation:   Obvious Signs Of Instability Recent Avalanches-no Cracking-no Collapsing-no >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 22nd, 2014
Location:   Sunburst and Pastoral Area (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled up to Taylor pass, up Sunburst Ridge to the weather station, and >>>   View Complete



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