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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Skustad
Sunburst 12_30_2009
Date:   Dec 30th, 2009
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Tincan Cornice Chunk
Date:   Dec 29th, 2009
Location:   Tincan Ridge (Southern Aspect) (with map)
Observation:   This big chunk of cornice may have been triggered intentionally. The party th >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Cornice Release
Date:   Dec 29th, 2009
Location:   Tincan Ridge (Southern Aspect) (with map)
Observation:   Here is another photo of the cornice release. Read the info in the other photo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Jon Gellings
Tenderfoot Ridge Snowpit
Date:   Dec 27th, 2009
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge-Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Timothy Glassett
Sunburst Snowpit
Date:   Dec 24th, 2009
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   -Observed large avalanche on Wolverine and several small avalanches below 1500f >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Louis Sass
Skier Triggered Avalanche
Date:   Dec 22nd, 2009
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   A party of skiers was able to trigger a small avalanche on the buried surface h >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Magnum Natural Avalanche
Date:   Dec 21st, 2009
Location:   Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Saw this natural avalanche today on the NW shoulder of Magnum at about 2300 fee >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Jon Gellings
Tenderfoot Ridge Snowpit
Date:   Dec 20th, 2009
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge-Old Ski Hill (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Jon Gellings
Shooting Cracks
Date:   Dec 19th, 2009
Location:   Manitoba-Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   During his tour up Manitoba, Jon got 40 to 50 ft. long shooting cracks at 3000 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Jon Gellings
Manitoba Snowpit
Date:   Dec 19th, 2009
Location:   Manitoba-Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Lips Snowpit
Date:   Dec 10th, 2009
Location:   Lips SW Aspect (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Timothy Glassett
Lipps Snowpit
Date:   Dec 10th, 2009
Location:   Lipps (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Seattle Ridge Pit
Date:   Dec 9th, 2009
Location:   Seattle Ridge
Observation:   Carl and I went up Seattle Ridge and dug this pit on a direct southern aspect t >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Snowpit Seattle Ridge
Date:   Dec 7th, 2009
Location:   Repeat Offender
Observation:   The slope above the traditional snowmachine up track to Seattle Ridge is called >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Sunburst Snowpit
Date:   Dec 6th, 2009
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Dec 6th, 2009
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   This photo was taken back a ways on Center Ridge looking up at Tincan. The av >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Tincan Natural Avalanches
Date:   Dec 5th, 2009
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   These medium sized Class 2 natural avalanches probably happened on Tuesday Dec. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Sunburst Natural Avalanche
Date:   Dec 5th, 2009
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   This large Class 3 natural avalanche on the southwest face of Sunburst probably >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Natural Avalanche-Summit Lake area
Date:   Dec 5th, 2009
Location:   Puluki Bowl
Observation:   This south facing bowl avalanched 12/1 or 12/2 during the height of the storm. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Natural Avalanche- Summit Lake area
Date:   Dec 5th, 2009
Location:   Raven's Ridge
Observation:   This avalanche released on 12/1 or 12/2 on a S/SW aspect of Raven's Ridge in t >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Sunburst Snowpit
Date:   Dec 4th, 2009
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Dec 2nd, 2009
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   These medium sized natural avalanches on Tincan probably released on Tuesday 1 >>>   View Complete



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Professional observers are employees of organizations specializing in avalanche forecasting, mitigation and/or education. Some examples include: CNFAIC staff, AKDOT and AKRR avalanche program employees, AAS/AAI/AIARE level 2 and above avalanche instructors.


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