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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Mar 30th, 2010
Location:   Seattle Creek (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Mar 30th, 2010
Location:   Pyramid (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Mar 30th, 2010
Location:   Warm Up Bowl (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Mar 30th, 2010
Location:   Cornbiscuit (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Mar 30th, 2010
Location:   Portage Valley (Williwaw Peak) (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Mar 30th, 2010
Location:   Big Chief (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Glide Crack Avalanche
Date:   Mar 30th, 2010
Location:   Goat Mountain-Girdwood Valley (with map)
Observation:   This large glide crack avalanche happened sometime between 3pm and 4pm on March >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Mar 29th, 2010
Location:   Sunnyside (with map)
Observation:   This natural slab avalanche happened around 1 to 1:30pm on March 29 on a southe >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Test Slope-Tincan
Date:   Mar 28th, 2010
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Matt intentionally triggered an avalanche on a 40 degree test slope at 2000 fee >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Skier Triggered Avalanche
Date:   Mar 26th, 2010
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   This skier-triggered avalanche happened Friday 3/26 on the north side of Sunbu >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Skier-Triggered Avalanche
Date:   Mar 25th, 2010
Location:   Taylor Pass (with map)
Observation:   This skier-triggered avalanche happened around 2:30pm on Thursday March 25. I >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Cornbiscuit Snowpit
Date:   Mar 23rd, 2010
Location:   Cornbiscuit (with map)
Observation:   Well, this was the scariest snowpit I have dug this year. North aspect of Corn >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Bill Romberg
Sunburst Snowpit
Date:   Mar 21st, 2010
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Glide Crack Avalanche
Date:   Mar 21st, 2010
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   This glide crack on the south face of Tincan released Friday 3/19 or Saturday 3 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Natural Avalanches
Date:   Mar 20th, 2010
Location:   Big League-Girdwood Valley (with map)
Observation:   These natural slab avalanches on a west aspect of Big League around 3000 feet h >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Mar 20th, 2010
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   The entire west-facing headwall of Eddies avalanched sometime Friday March 19 a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Mar 20th, 2010
Location:   Pete's North (with map)
Observation:   This natural slab avalanche on a west aspect of Pete's North at 2000 feet happe >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Eddies Crown Profile
Date:   Mar 20th, 2010
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Natural Slab Avalanche
Date:   Mar 17th, 2010
Location:   North Gilpatricks (Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Glide Cracks
Date:   Mar 17th, 2010
Location:   North Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   These glide cracks just north of the snowmachine up track are showing signs of m >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Skier-triggered Avalanche
Date:   Mar 16th, 2010
Location:   Southern Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   This avalanche was triggered by the second person skinning up at 2:20pm on Tuesd >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Sympathetic Avalanche
Date:   Mar 15th, 2010
Location:   Lower Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   As a seperate snowboard-triggered avalanche ran down the slope, that avalanche >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Snowboarder-Triggered Avalanche
Date:   Mar 15th, 2010
Location:   Lower Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Here is a photo of a snowboard triggered avalanche that occurred on 3/15/2010. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Skier-Triggered Sluffs
Date:   Mar 13th, 2010
Location:   Tincan Proper (with map)
Observation:   Large skier-triggered sluffs covering up part of the skin track on the lower r >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Ten Turns Lucky
Date:   Mar 12th, 2010
Location:   South Aspect Cornbiscuit (with map)
Observation:   Looking down on human triggered Cornbiscuit avalanche from 03-11-10. The debri >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Jon Gellings
Sunburst Snowpit
Date:   Mar 12th, 2010
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:     View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Skier-Triggered Avalanche
Date:   Mar 12th, 2010
Location:   Cornbiscuit (with map)
Observation:   Skier-triggered while skinning near ridge on south aspect of Cornbiscuit. 300-5 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Skier-Triggered Avalanche
Date:   Mar 12th, 2010
Location:   Cornbiscuit (with map)
Observation:   Skier-triggered while skinning near ridge on south aspect of Cornbiscuit. 300-5 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Public Observer: Tim Glassett
Skier-Triggered Avalanche
Date:   Mar 12th, 2010
Location:   Cornbiscuit (with map)
Observation:   Skier-triggered while skinning near ridge on south aspect of Cornbiscuit. 300-50 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Public Observer: Tim Glassett
Cornbiscuit Crown Profile
Date:   Mar 12th, 2010
Location:   Cornbiscuit (with map)
Observation:   Fracture initiation was at rocks. The bed surface was a crust ranging from 1-3cm >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer:
Human Triggered
Date:   Mar 11th, 2010
Location:   Cornbiscuit (with map)
Observation:   Photo of trigger point near rocks. Skier-triggered while skinning near ridge o >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Windslab Shooting Cracks
Date:   Mar 7th, 2010
Location:   Sunnyside (with map)
Observation:   We got shooting cracks on this small wind lip breaking 2-6 inches deep. The wi >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Lisa Portune
Glide Crack Avalanche
Date:   Mar 7th, 2010
Location:   SE Flank Yudi Peak-Girdwood (with map)
Observation:   This glide crack in the upper Girdwood Valley avalanched sometime this morning >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Not reported
Professional Observer: Jon Gellings
Summit Lake Soft-Slabs
Date:   Mar 5th, 2010
Location:   Tenderfoot and Butcher Mtns
Observation:   These recent soft-slab avalanches were observed from Colorado Peak on Tenderfoo >>>   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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