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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Wagner
Date:   Jan 30th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route Sunburst up to 3,700’ Weather Temp: mid 20s F Wind: calm Precip: >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm/Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 29th, 2015
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Jan.29, 2015 Route Seattle Ridge to 3200' Weather Te >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Jan 29th, 2015
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Recent Avalanche Activity: NONE Whumphing: NO Shooting cracks: NO Fresno Ri >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Moderow
Date:   Jan 28th, 2015
Location:   Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   AAS/AAI Level 3 Travel Day Summary Time: 8:45 AM to 2:45 PM Route: Manit >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Caitlin Hague
Date:   Jan 28th, 2015
Location:   Seattle Ramp in Seattle Creek (with map)
Observation:   No collapsing, cracking, or recent avalanches observed. See attachment for sno >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Date:   Jan 27th, 2015
Location:   Superbowl (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Jan.27, 2015 Route Cornbiscuit to Superbowl 3900' Wea >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Eeva Latosuo
Date:   Jan 27th, 2015
Location:   Magnum (with map)
Observation:   AAS/AAI Level 3 course collected observations in the Magnum ridgeline. Route >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Don Sharaf
Date:   Jan 27th, 2015
Location:   Manitoba Mtn (with map)
Observation:   On the way up Manitoba Peak here were some average snow depths on the West Aspec >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner / Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 26th, 2015
Location:   Girdwood Valley
Observation:   Route: Crow Creek trail/valley, 3,700' high point. Weather: Skies - partly >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Predeger
Date:   Jan 25th, 2015
Location:   Cornbiscuit/Goldpan (with map)
Observation:   Route Cornbiscuit - Goldpan Weather Clear skies, cold temps, brief period o >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner / Latosuo
Date:   Jan 24th, 2015
Location:   Seattle Ridge / Warmup Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Route: Seattle ridge common up-track to Warmup Bowl. High point 3,000'. Weat >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Sykes/Wagner
Date:   Jan 23rd, 2015
Location:   Tenderfoot - Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Route: Tenderfoot campground to 3200' Weather: Broken skies, calm to light >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Thamm
Date:   Jan 23rd, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route Sunburst up to 3,700’ Weather Partly cloudy skies with valley fog d >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Date:   Jan 22nd, 2015
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Jan.22, 2015 Route Seattle Ridge to 2800' Weather Te >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Jan 22nd, 2015
Location:   Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Today light snow was falling up at Summit Lake. Snowfall started at about 1200 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sykes/Kate Fitz
Date:   Jan 21st, 2015
Location:   Cornbiscuit, Super Bowl, Gold Pan
Observation:   Route: Magnum/Cornbiscuit parking lot up Cornbiscuit ridge to 3500', skied in s >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Max's
Date:   Jan 21st, 2015
Location:   Girdwood (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Jan.21, 2015 Route Max's to 3200ft Weather Temps: 20 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger/ Thamm/ Fitz
Date:   Jan 20th, 2015
Location:   Corn Biscuit (with map)
Observation:   Route: Magnum parking lot to 3100’ on Corn Biscuit. Weather: Mostly sunny >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: C. Lesesne
Date:   Jan 19th, 2015
Location:   Goldpan
Observation:   We toured up taylor pass and onto Goldpan on monday. we skied various lines in >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 19th, 2015
Location:   Big League (with map)
Observation:   Below are several great photos sent in to us of the Big League area East of Alye >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Jan 19th, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route: Tincan common up route to 3,600' (Todd's Bowl). Weather: Mostly clea >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Joe Kurtak
Date:   Jan 19th, 2015
Location:   Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   Stayed at Manitoba Hut 1/17 - 1/19. Arrived to 1 in new snow on morning of 1/17. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald, J-Bloom
Date:   Jan 18th, 2015
Location:   Magnum Ridge/PMS (with map)
Observation:   Route Magnum to top of PMS bowl (3,500’) Weather Mostly clear skies with >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 17th, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route Tincan up to Common Bowl ~3,400 Weather Calm winds Skies gradually c >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Thamm
Date:   Jan 16th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route Sunburst up to 3,300’ Weather Showery precip, with Rain/Snow line a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Jan 15th, 2015
Location:   Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Recent Avalanche Activity: Yes (2 on Moose Mt and 2 on Butch near Lower Summit >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Sykes
Date:   Jan 15th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route Sunburst up to 3,300’ Weather Mild temps - 41 @ 1,000’ at 10am, 3 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger
Snowmo Up-Track
Date:   Jan 14th, 2015
Location:   Repeat Offender (with map)
Observation:   Route: DOT lot to 2,000 on Snowmachine up-track. Weather: 37 degrees at par >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sykes/Thamm
Tincan to 2700'
Date:   Jan 13th, 2015
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Field Observations Jan. 13, 2015 Route: Tincan to 2700' Weather: Temps >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Road Obs
Date:   Jan 13th, 2015
Location:   Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   There has been more recent glide activity over the last 2 days. The exact timing >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: T Glassett
Date:   Jan 13th, 2015
Location:   Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Rd Patrol Observed all glides previously submitted and one on Cornbiscuit SW f >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H. Thamm
Tincan to 3400'
Date:   Jan 11th, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Jan.11, 2015 Route Tincan to 3400ft Weather Temps: 3 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H. Thamm
Glide Crack Activity
Date:   Jan 11th, 2015
Location:   Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Jan.11, 2015 Route Tincan to 3400' Weather Temps: 37 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: AAS Level 2
Date:   Jan 11th, 2015
Location:   Taylor Pass (with map)
Observation:   AAS Level 2 Avy Group: B. Edwards, J. Libby, R. Johnson, K. Reardon, K.R. Libby >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: funhog
Date:   Jan 11th, 2015
Location:   Manitoba Mtn (with map)
Observation:   Skied Manitoba Mountain, icy road skinned up, walked down. about 2500 to 2600 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: AAS Level 2
Date:   Jan 11th, 2015
Location:   Seattle Ridge Common Uptrack (with map)
Observation:   Observers: Katie Strong, Susan Goodwin, Ryan Dougherty, Sean Lowther, Tyler Bie >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 11th, 2015
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Toured up Seattle Ridge to 2,000 feet. Weather partly cloudy, 4 degrees C. Recen >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Eeva Latosuo
Date:   Jan 10th, 2015
Location:   Tincan Ridge (with map)
Observation:   AAS Level 2 group spend an afternoon looking for wet snow observations on Tincan >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: AAS L2 avalanche course
Date:   Jan 10th, 2015
Location:   Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Alaska Avalanche School Level two course day three. During our tour up Sunburst >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Joe Stock
Date:   Jan 10th, 2015
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Hi! My AAS Level 2 toured up to 2,000 feet on Seattle Ridge. My pit on the SE >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner / Sykes
Date:   Jan 9th, 2015
Location:   Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Route: Sunburst parking lot across Taylor creek and up the NW ridge of Magnum t >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: H.Thamm/B.Kramp
Date:   Jan 8th, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Jan.8, 2015 Route Tincan to 2700' Weather Temps: 37F >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Jan 8th, 2015
Location:   Summit Lake Area (with map)
Observation:   Avalanche Activity: None observed or reported this week. Mountain Weather: >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Sykes/ Predeger
Date:   Jan 7th, 2015
Location:   Tenderfoot, Summit Lake Area (with map)
Observation:   Route: Tenderfoot uptrack to tenderfoot ridge up to 3500'. Weather: Clear >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: H.Thamm
Date:   Jan 6th, 2015
Location:   Upper Crow Creek (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Jan.6, 2015 Route Upper Crow Creek road to Raggedtop bow >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Kyle Bates
Date:   Jan 6th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   2200' SW - CT17Q3(20cm) storm slab on MF crust - CT23Q3(50cm) ro >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer: Chenoweth-Falley
Date:   Jan 5th, 2015
Location:   NW shoulder Goat Mtn (with map)
Observation:   Route: Various high points around the Girdwood valley over a series of days. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: jbristow
Date:   Jan 5th, 2015
Location:   N rib between Warmup Bowl and Bowl 1 (with map)
Observation:   No observed avalanche activity or signs of instability, Significant amount of >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: H. Thamm
Date:   Jan 4th, 2015
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge, Summit Lake Area (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Jan.4, 2015 Route Tenderfoot to ridgetop at 3100' Wea >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer: Kyle Bates
Date:   Jan 4th, 2015
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   No evidence of recent natural avalanche activity nor examples of red flags. Buri >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitz, J-Bloom, Sykes
Date:   Jan 4th, 2015
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route Taylor Creek>Taylor Pass>Sunburst Weather station Weather Clear skies >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Trip Kinney- L2 Refresher
Date:   Jan 3rd, 2015
Location:   Turnagian Pass-Sunburst Ridge to 3100ft (with map)
Observation:   These are composite observations of the participants from today's Alaska Avalanc >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: G Stafford- L2 Refresher
Date:   Jan 3rd, 2015
Location:   Tin Can Common (with map)
Observation:   Composite observations from today's AAS Level 2 Refresher Course. Route: TinC >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: John Sykes
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2015
Location:   Manitoba - Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Route: Manitoba hut to 3700 ft on Manitoba ridge. Weather: Temps: mid teens >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Dalpes-Falley
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2015
Location:   Warm up Bowl S. Aspect (with map)
Observation:   We skied a variety of aspects on Warmup Bowl behind seattle ridge under clear sk >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2015
Location:   Corn Biscuit (with map)
Observation:   CornBiscuit Pit 3100' SSW ~34* HS 120cm CT 21 SC 40cm down on BSH of 3 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Thamm
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2015
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route Tincan up to 3,400’ - Hippy Bowl Weather Clear skies, no precip, te >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Thamm/Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 1st, 2015
Location:   Magnum - PMS Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Jan.1, 2015 Route Sunburst parkinglot to SW side Magnum >>>   View Complete



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