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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 2nd, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route Tincan to 3,400’ Weather Cloudy and mild. Moderate winds out of th >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H. Thamm
Date:   Mar 1st, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Mar.1, 2015 Route Sunburst to 3700' Weather Temps: l >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 28th, 2015
Location:   Magnum's PMS Bowl
Observation:   Weather: Overcast skies, light and variable winds, light snow with graupel in t >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Anchorage - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 27th, 2015
Location:   Taproot (Spenard) (with map)
Observation:   Toured to the Taproot to go to the snowball and support the avalanche center and >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 27th, 2015
Location:   Tenderfoot (with map)
Observation:   Route Tenderfoot up to 3,500’ Weather Clear skies with increasing cloud c >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger/ Wagner/ May
Date:   Feb 26th, 2015
Location:   Taylor Pass (with map)
Observation:   Route: Sunburst p lot to Taylor pass to Sunburst Weather station Weather: M >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Date:   Feb 25th, 2015
Location:   Seattle Ridge to Wx Station (with map)
Observation:   Seattle Ridge to 2000' Wx - Visibility was poor due to dense fog, no precip >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Date:   Feb 24th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Feb.24, 2015 Route Sunburst to 3400' Weather Temps: >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 23rd, 2015
Location:   Portage Road / Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Weather: Valley fog and mid-level clouds Temps in the upper 30's at 1,000' Li >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Signs of Instability: Yes- Whoomphing above tree run NW aspect elevation 2215ft >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sykes
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2015
Location:   Tincan Common (with map)
Observation:   Route: Tincan uptrack to 2500' Weather: Broken skies, isolated very light r >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitz, Merrick, J-Bloom
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route Tincan Weather Warm, temps in the low 30s F Clear skies changing ove >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Moderow
Date:   Feb 21st, 2015
Location:   Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   Time: Noon - 5:45 Pm Route: Manitoba - two laps up the west face, topping o >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: L Falley
Date:   Feb 21st, 2015
Location:   Tincan Common (with map)
Observation:   Route: Alaska Avalanche Level 2 class from parking lot to 2900 on tincan common >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Eeva Latosuo
Date:   Feb 20th, 2015
Location:   Tincan Treeline
Observation:   Alaska Pacific University Snow Science students spend a field day focusing on pr >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 20th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route Sunburst Weather Warm, 39 F at 1,000’ Rain/Snow Line around 2,000 >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Date:   Feb 19th, 2015
Location:   Manitoba Mtn (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Feb.19, 2015 Route Manitoba to 3200' Weather Temps: >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Thamm
Road Obs
Date:   Feb 19th, 2015
Location:   Summt to Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   These photos were all taken on Feb.19 from the Seward Hwy and show recent avalan >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Feb 19th, 2015
Location:   Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Recent Avalanche Activity: None in the Past 24 hours Avalanche Activity over th >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Tully LaBelle-Hamer
Date:   Feb 19th, 2015
Location:   Center Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Tully LaBelle-Hamer Center Ridge 2-19-15 11:00-15:00 We toured up Center R >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sykes/Fitz
Date:   Feb 19th, 2015
Location:   Tincan Common (with map)
Observation:   Route: Tincan Common Weather: Few clouds, temps in the high 20's to low 30' >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner / Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 18th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Warm springlike day with mostly sunny skies. Temperatures in the mid 2 >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm/T.Glassett
Skier triggered avalanches on Tincan on Feb.17
Date:   Feb 17th, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Feb.17, 2015 Route Tincan to 2300' Weather Temps: hi >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 16th, 2015
Location:   Seward Highway / Turnagain Pass Road Observations
Observation:   Below are road observations from Girdwood, Portage Valley and Turnagain Pass dur >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Moderow
Date:   Feb 15th, 2015
Location:   Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   Time: 11 AM to 3:45 PM Route: Manitoba standard up-track to the top; two ru >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 15th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route Sunburst Weather Temps: warm, 36 deg F @ 1,000’ @ 1pm, high 20s F a >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Moderow
Date:   Feb 14th, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Time: 11:15 AM - 2:45 PM Route: Tincan - standard uptrack to 2800', down vi >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 14th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst / Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Overcast skies Warm temps - mid to low 30's Gusty Easterly winds wit >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: A.McLain, T.Glassett
Skier triggered avalanche on Tenderfoot
Date:   Feb 13th, 2015
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Starting zone: 2960' Aspect: South Crown ht: 6"-18" Crown width: 150-200' w >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Johnston Bloom
Date:   Feb 13th, 2015
Location:   Magnum/PMS (with map)
Observation:   Route Magnum/PMS Weather Winds: calm Sky: overcast with occasional cleari >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Date:   Feb 12th, 2015
Location:   Seattle Ridge to Wx Station (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Feb.12, 2015 Route Seattle to Seattle Wx Station 2400' >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: GADAL
Date:   Feb 12th, 2015
Location:   Tenderfoot (with map)
Observation:   We are two French skiers. The weather was not good in the morning, so we skied l >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Feb 12th, 2015
Location:   Summit Lake-Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Avalanche Activity:YES 1 Skier Triggered Avalanche (Tenderfoot Ridge) >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: funhog
Date:   Feb 11th, 2015
Location:   Spiritwalker near Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   skinned to about 2400 feet on Spiritwalker. about an inch of fresh snow at mile >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 11th, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route Tincan Weather Temps: mild, mid to high 20s F warming to low 30s Win >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Date:   Feb 10th, 2015
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Route Eddies to 2200' Weather Temps: Mid 20'sF Wind: Moderate from Northe >>>   View Complete

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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: tbc
Date:   Feb 9th, 2015
Location:   alaska
Observation:   Here is a short time-lapse video showing the GOES Alaska Infrared satellite imag >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer: Brueck
Date:   Feb 8th, 2015
Location:   Magpie Peak, Southeast Bowl (with map)
Observation:   On a tour up the southeast bowl of Magpie Peak, the main skin track had been c >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 8th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route Sunburst Weather Wind: Calm, occasional light gusts out of the North >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Moderow
Date:   Feb 7th, 2015
Location:   Center Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Time: 11:00 AM - 4:20 PM Route: Seattle Ridge, up the standard SE aspect an >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 7th, 2015
Location:   South Summit Lake
Observation:   Route: Weather station mission 5 miles South of Summit Lake (ADOT&PF's Mile 37 s >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Wagner
Date:   Feb 6th, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route Tincan-Todd’s Run Weather Wind: CALM on Turnagain Pass! We observe >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Date:   Feb 5th, 2015
Location:   Magnum - PMS Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Feb.5, 2015 Route Magnum to 3550' Weather Temps: 8F >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Feb 5th, 2015
Location:   Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Avalanche Activity: None Recent Wind Loading: None Observed Current Weather >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger/ Fitz
Date:   Feb 4th, 2015
Location:   Bertha Creek (with map)
Observation:   Route Turnagain pass to low pass @ the head of Bertha Creek (east of Granddaddy >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Date:   Feb 3rd, 2015
Location:   Crow Creek Road (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Feb.3, 2015 Route Crow Creek Road to 4700' Weather T >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 3rd, 2015
Location:   Turnagain Pass - Office Chutes (with map)
Observation:   Turnagain Pass SNOTEL data. Below are a few graphs showing how the snowpack o >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Billy Finley
Date:   Feb 1st, 2015
Location:   Big Chief (with map)
Observation:   Route Up Seattle Ridge via trail, south on ridge, down to Seattle Creek and the >>>   View Complete



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