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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   May 19th, 2013
Location:   Magnum west face (with map)
Observation:   It looked as though there had been an obvious strong wind out of Taylor pass du >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   May 10th, 2013
Location:   Lower Butcher Bench - Summit Lake Area (with map)
Observation:   Isothermic mush above 2500'on West aspects. Shin deep boot penetration. Below 2 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   May 8th, 2013
Location:   Johnson Pass (with map)
Observation:   Tons of natural avys late in the day - on almost every aspect. (Estimate on loc >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: G. Predeger
Date:   May 6th, 2013
Location:   Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Thanks to the crew who sent this photo in and shared this close call with us! >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 26th, 2013
Location:   Magnum / Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Toured up the NE ridge of Magnum where we found breakable crust down low followe >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer:
Date:   Apr 26th, 2013
Location:   Hale Bop (with map)
Observation:   Hi Friends! Today we skied at Summit Lake, up the creek between Raven Ridge a >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 26th, 2013
Location:   Granddaddy, Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   4-25 skied up bertha creek and up north ridge of granddaddy. Once on the ridge >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Joe Stock
Date:   Apr 25th, 2013
Location:   Eddies and Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Hi Friends, As we toured up Eddies the snow went from frozen solid supportabl >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 21st, 2013
Location:   Pete's South (with map)
Observation:   Hiked to treeline on Pete's South yesterday. Observed small pockets of knife har >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: G. Predeger
Summit Lake obs
Date:   Apr 21st, 2013
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (North) (with map)
Observation:   Sunday was the classic "Shoulda been here yesterday" type of day. Objective was >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Apr 20th, 2013
Location:   Turnagain Pass - both sides of the road
Observation:   A few photos of the action on the Pass the past couple days. The only avalanc >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 20th, 2013
Location:   Manitoba, Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Skied Manitoba this Saturday under blue skies and the baking sun. Some older slu >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Apr 15th, 2013
Location:   Surprise Bowl - Preliminary avalanche report (with map)
Observation:   Avalanche (preliminary report): Summary- Three people caught, carried and two p >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 14th, 2013
Location:   Surprise Bowl (with map)
Observation:   13:58: 2 snowboarders were headed up the skin track exiting bowl to switchback o >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 14th, 2013
Location:   Surprise Bowl (with map)
Observation:   There was about 12 sets of tracks in the bowl from Saturday. There where a few s >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 14th, 2013
Location:   surprise bowl, goat mountain, girdwood (with map)
Observation:   We showed up to ski Goat mountain around 1:00pm, observed a group of 5 half way >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 14th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   While touring up ridge noted the obvious wind slab on the N side. Very easy to >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 14th, 2013
Location:   Pastoral area (with map)
Observation:   Toured up and around Pastoral where we found wind hammered snow / huge soft cor >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 14th, 2013
Location:   Silvertip NE Aspect 4900' (with map)
Observation:   While booting up the NW side of the final ridge of Silvertip our group experien >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 13th, 2013
Location:   Pastoral (with map)
Observation:   Wow, what a day! Skied into Pastoral today. In general things are pretty sta >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 13th, 2013
Location:   North Side of Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   From Center Ridge, witnessed this group of three skiers on the north side of S >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 13th, 2013
Location:   Pete's North (with map)
Observation:   Wind slabs present at the top of most ridges - skied Pete's South, Pete's North, >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 13th, 2013
Location:   Portage, Byron Peak (with map)
Observation:   We triggered a wind slab avalanche on the shoulder of Byron Peak today. Two ski >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Apr 13th, 2013
Location:   Max's Mountain (with map)
Observation:   Below are photos of two small natural slab avalanches that released sometime la >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner/Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 13th, 2013
Location:   Placer Valley (with map)
Observation:   Traveling in the Placer Valley today we saw no new slab avalanche activity. How >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 12th, 2013
Location:   Lipps
Observation:   Field Observations April 12, 2013 Lipps Obvious signs of instability Recen >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Wagner/Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 12th, 2013
Location:   Tenderfoot - back ridgeline (with map)
Observation:   Traveled along the ridgeline of Tenderfoot. Stuck to north aspects (south were >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 11th, 2013
Location:   Girdwood Valley, Raggedtop (with map)
Observation:   Triggered a small soft slab avalanche in the lookers left bowl of Raggedtop toda >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Apr 10th, 2013
Location:   Corn Biscuit (with map)
Observation:   Light winds have been moving the very low density snow around to some degree. I >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Apr 8th, 2013
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   A quick field day on Monday afternoon to check on the amount of snowfall from t >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 6th, 2013
Location:   Pyramid (with map)
Observation:   Location: Pyramid Time: 1030 - 1700 Route: Toured up the SE through NE flan >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Goat Mountain Avalanche
Date:   Apr 4th, 2013
Location:   Goat (with map)
Observation:   Photos of Goat Mtn avalanche taken 7PM Thu, first observed about 4PM Tue all t >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Placer area - Luebner slab avalanche
Date:   Apr 2nd, 2013
Location:   (with map)
Observation:   We noticed this slab above the Placer river around 700 ft. elevation on a NNW as >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 2nd, 2013
Location:   Tri-Tip and Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   There is a hefty sun crust forming at the lower elevations that is awful to ski >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Apr 1st, 2013
Location:   Girdwood Valley and Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   A slab avalanche occurred on the southern face of Max's Mountain today, April 1 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 31st, 2013
Location:   SIlvertip NW aspect 3800' (with map)
Observation:   Hey there, Our group was skiing down a NW aspect of Silvertip at about 3800' >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 31st, 2013
Location:   Cornbiscuit North (with map)
Observation:   Skied the N couloirs on Cornbiscuit yesterday. #3 was perfect consistent snow t >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 30th, 2013
Location:   Lipps
Observation:   Saw a few sluffs that probably originated during the storm, and were located ne >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Mar 30th, 2013
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Weather: Broken sky cover with low fog/clouds in and out. WARM. Temps in the up >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 30th, 2013
Location:   Eddies/Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Hi Friends, Saturday we skied wet, heavy, bouncy and fun snow down the northe >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Wagner/Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 29th, 2013
Location:   Tenderfoot
Observation:   Weather: Obscured skies with light snowfall (less than 1cm an hour). Past 24-ho >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Joe Stock
Date:   Mar 28th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Hi Friends! Today on Tincan we found great skiing and overall stable conditio >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 28th, 2013
Location:   Cornbiscuit
Observation:   Field Observations March 28, 2013 Cornbiscuit Obvious signs of instability >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Joe Stock
Date:   Mar 27th, 2013
Location:   Peterson Creek (with map)
Observation:   Hi! We broke trail up Peterson Creek to about 1500' and turned around. The sn >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fallon and Predeger
Date:   Mar 27th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   03/27/13 Observers: Sean Fallon and Graham Predeger Location: Seattle Ridge >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Anchorage - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 27th, 2013
Location:   Peak 2, Front Range (with map)
Observation:   [Just an FYI - know this is outside your advisory area!) Date: 3/27/2013 Ti >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright, Sean Fallon
Date:   Mar 26th, 2013
Location:   East side of Pyramid peak (with map)
Observation:   This pit profile shows just the top 60 cm of the snowpack. Total depth was abou >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 26th, 2013
Location:   fresno ridge (with map)
Observation:   Skied a few laps on Fresno tuesday. Conditions were quite windblown and windsl >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 26th, 2013
Location:   Carter and Crescent Lake (with map)
Observation:   Lots of snow fell during this last storm cycle up at Carter and crescent lake. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 26th, 2013
Location:   fresno (with map)
Observation:   Some photos from Fresno ridge on Tuesday 3-26.   View Complete

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REGION: Anchorage - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 25th, 2013
Location:   Bear Valley - Chugach Front Range (with map)
Observation:   We took a tour up to a slope above Bear Valley yesterday evening during the tail >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Mar 25th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations: Weather: Obscured skies and light snowfall until 3pm whe >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 24th, 2013
Location:   Pete's North (with map)
Observation:   Route: Pete's North from Johnson Pass trailhead - up as high as 2700', three l >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 23rd, 2013
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Skied the Cornbiscuit/Magnum area today with the sun ducking in and out. North a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 23rd, 2013
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   03/23/12 Observers: Sean Fallon Nick Jenkins Location: Silver Tip Area Weat >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 22nd, 2013
Location:   Birch Trees/Summit Lake
Observation:   Field Observations Obvious signs of unstable snow Collapsing-yes. Medium si >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Mar 22nd, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge
Observation:   Field observations Weather: - obscured skies - snowing lightly, less than 1 >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 21st, 2013
Location:   Pete's South
Observation:   Petes south skin track was hard and crusty. Little to no wind and blue, sunny s >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 20th, 2013
Location:   Twin Peaks (with map)
Observation:   I was skiing good, wind-effected powder today on lower Twin Peaks. Some people >>>   View Complete


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REGION: South Fork - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 19th, 2013
Location:   North Bowl - South Fork Eagle River (with map)
Observation:   Took a run up to ski North Bowl from the South Fork Eagle River trail head. Fou >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: gunner
Block creek headwall
Date:   Mar 19th, 2013
Location:  
Observation:   Description: We were bootpacking across the Block Creek Headwall in Summit Lakes >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 18th, 2013
Location:   Lynx Creek
Observation:   Weather: Clear skies, light to moderate North and Westerly winds, temps in the >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Recycled Powder?
Date:   Mar 18th, 2013
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Clear and cold weather has maintained much of our great snow conditions for the >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 17th, 2013
Location:   Superbowl (with map)
Observation:   A group of students on AAS Level 1 class explored the skin track highway up to S >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 17th, 2013
Location:   Lipps
Observation:   Weather was cold and clear for most of the day. A breeze increased slightly in >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 17th, 2013
Location:  
Observation:   Surface hoar below treeline in the Bertha Creek area. Breeze seems to be keepi >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 16th, 2013
Location:   Portage Glacier (with map)
Observation:   On Sat. March 16, we toured up the Portage Glacier. We ascended the climber's ri >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 16th, 2013
Location:   Pete's North Upper Ridge (with map)
Observation:   On Saturday March 16 toured from Johnson Pass parking lot up Pete's South. Ro >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 16th, 2013
Location:  
Observation:   Some not-very-reactive soft slabbiness along the upper entrance to elevator shaf >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 16th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst/Pastoral
Observation:   Skied primarily north aspects, snow stable. Slight breeze, no snow transport >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 16th, 2013
Location:   Lower sunburst trees (with map)
Observation:   Full pit on a small lower test slope with an avy 1 and 2 course. Primary concern >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 15th, 2013
Location:  
Observation:   Started the day on a steepish SSW facing slope. ~1000' run from 3500' with goo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 13th, 2013
Location:   Bertha Creek Area (with map)
Observation:   Skied north aspect of Grandaddy. Couloir had been skied at least 4 times yeste >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 13th, 2013
Location:   Big League (with map)
Observation:   Skied maxes, new 3 inches not bonding very well to the old wind/sun/melt crust, >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 12th, 2013
Location:   Pete's South (with map)
Observation:   Route: Up Pete's South on a SW aspect to ~2000', then traversed to a NW aspect >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 12th, 2013
Location:   Bear Valley (portage) (with map)
Observation:   Fairly large but shallow windslab crown observed on the peak overlooking bear va >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 11th, 2013
Location:   Superbowl, Goldpan, Bertha Creek
Observation:   Weather No precip Calm winds Clear skies with occasional patches of valley fo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Goldpan Cornice Failures
Date:   Mar 11th, 2013
Location:   Goldpan - upper Bertha Creek area (with map)
Observation:   Below are two cornice fall incidents that occurred in the Goldpan area at the u >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 10th, 2013
Location:   Pete's North (with map)
Observation:   Date: 3/10/13 Time: 11:15 AM - 6 PM Location: Pete's North Route: Starte >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Public observation
Date:   Mar 10th, 2013
Location:   Bertha Creek area (Gold Pan) (with map)
Observation:   This report was sent in Sunday 3/10: Huge cornice failure on the south face o >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 10th, 2013
Location:   Tin Can
Observation:   Overcast all day, fog/cloud at tree line or below. Light snow for most of day, >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 9th, 2013
Location:   Eddie's (with map)
Observation:   Date: 3/9/2013 Time: 11 AM - 5:30 PM Location: Eddie's Route: Left the lo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Mar 9th, 2013
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Weather: Party sunny with low clouds rolling through. Warm - upper 20'sF above >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 8th, 2013
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Tenderfoot Ridge. Top of the Cell Tower Meadow Signs of Instability: No rece >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sean Fallon
Date:   Mar 7th, 2013
Location:   Twin Peaks/Silvertip Creek
Observation:   Weather: Sky-overcast Wind-25 mph winds with 40-50mph gusts Temp-32f Precip >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Cornice Fall Debrief
Date:   Mar 4th, 2013
Location:   Magnum Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Below are a couple details from the large cornice that fell on the southwest fa >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 3rd, 2013
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Quick pit at treeline on tincan looking SW facing aspect, we found snow that was >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Mar 3rd, 2013
Location:   Lipps
Observation:   Weather: Mostly sunny, light east breeze and temps in the 20's. Avalanche ac >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 2nd, 2013
Location:   Magnum, south side (with map)
Observation:   Today's advisory was right on: "Sun and warming will increase the chances of c >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 1st, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake -- Colorado Bench (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Warm (0 C), light winds, mostly cloudy/obscured with periods of modera >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Mar 1st, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake (Fresno Ridge North Aspect) (with map)
Observation:   Here is the pit results and snowpack profile from Friday. Weak layer was mode >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 1st, 2013
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Weather: very warm (1.0C) with periods of light snowfall. Calm. Mostly clou >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Graham Predeger
Date:   Feb 27th, 2013
Location:   Portage Valley and Tin Can (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Light winds and 32 degrees at 1000’, moderate winds from the east an >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 26th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst and Portage Valley area
Observation:   Weather: Quite windy and mostly cloudy/obscured. 8" of new snow from overnight >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 25th, 2013
Location:   Raven Ridge (with map)
Observation:   We toured out from the Manitoba parking area towards Raven Ridge. Following a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Wind Loading
Date:   Feb 25th, 2013
Location:  
Observation:   Wind Loading and Recognizing Loading Patterns It's important to be able to re >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 24th, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake - Fresno, Tenderfoot (with map)
Observation:   Feb.24 Fresno: broken skies with some low cloud skidding over uppers, calm to l >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 24th, 2013
Location:   Silvertip Creek
Observation:   Feb 25, 2013 Silvertip Creek Weather: Temps in the mid 20s F, light SE win >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2013
Location:   Carter Lake Area (with map)
Observation:   These pictures were taken in the Carter Lake Area 2/22 and show the wind loading >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sean Fallon/Wendy Wagner
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2013
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Weather: Scattered clouds with plenty of sunshine. Windy - steady moderate sout >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 21st, 2013
Location:   Lipps
Observation:   February 21, 2013 Locations: Lipps Weather: Clear skies with scattered clo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Feb 21st, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake above Birch Trees on Summit Peak (with map)
Observation:   This is the pit dug on Thurseday showing the layers in the snow. We dug a sec >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Feb 18th, 2013
Location:   Carter Lake Wrong Mountain (with map)
Observation:   Human Triggered Avalanche on 2/18/2013 around 1300 Wrong Mt today triggered by a >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 18th, 2013
Location:   Grant Lake (with map)
Observation:   There was an avalanche at Carter Lake. It was caused by snow machines high mar >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 18th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge
Observation:   Weather: Almost blue bird (a few upper elevation and low hanging clouds) with 2 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 16th, 2013
Location:   Tincan Trifecta (Proper, Library, Todd's) (with map)
Observation:   Three great runs via Tincan today. Big crown near the top of Proper as seen in >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Feb 16th, 2013
Location:   Bertha Creek area (Cornbiscuit and GoldPan) (with map)
Observation:   Toured into the Bertha Creek area on one of the few gorgeous sunny days so far >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Graham Predeger
Test Pit
Date:   Feb 16th, 2013
Location:   Johnson Pass (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Predeger/ Davis/ Keeler February 16, 2013 Johnson Pass >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 16th, 2013
Location:   Eddie's (with map)
Observation:   Route: Eddie's - starting at 10 AM from the lower parking lot, reaching up to >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sean Fallon
Date:   Feb 16th, 2013
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Observer: Sean Fallon 2/16/13 Location: Petes South SSW >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Feb 16th, 2013
Location:   Butcher Peak and Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Today I saw these avalanches that had come down recently. The one on Butcher >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Public observation
Date:   Feb 16th, 2013
Location:   Lipps
Observation:   We skied Lipps and I observed some minor avy activity on the south side of corn >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Bill Romberg
Date:   Feb 15th, 2013
Location:   Cornbiscuit Approach--SW ridge (with map)
Observation:   No cracking, collapsing, or whumping. ECTP28 Q1 68cm deep on thin crust with >>>   View Complete

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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright, Romberg
Pit test at Cornbiscuit and Seattle ridge
Date:   Feb 15th, 2013
Location:   Video at Cornbiscuit (with map)
Observation:   Cornbiscuit video This test result of an extended column test shows 1. high >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer:
Highway avalanche mitigation
Date:   Feb 15th, 2013
Location:   Seward Highway, Kern (with map)
Observation:   Seward Highway avalanche mitigation work Large avalanche was triggered on the >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 15th, 2013
Location:   Silvertip Creek
Observation:   Feb 14, 2013 Silvertip Creek/Twin Peaks Recent Avalanches-observed one cro >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 14th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Just went out for a little bit of low angle exercise, from 2 pm to 2:05pm ( war >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 13th, 2013
Location:   Magnum/Taylor Creek
Observation:   Field Observations February 13, 2013 Magnum/Taylor Creek Weather: Increas >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sean Fallon/Wendy Wagner
Investigating weaknesses around cursts that exist in the mid-pack.
Date:   Feb 13th, 2013
Location:   Eddie's Ridge (with map)
Observation:   2/13/13 Eddies, Turnagain Pass Observer: Sean Fallon Weather: Sky- overcast >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright, Sean Fallon
Pit test, full propagation on ice crusts
Date:   Feb 12th, 2013
Location:   Raggedtop, Girdwood valley (with map)
Observation:   Elevation: 2236 f Aspect: NE Signs of Instability: Whoomphing at pit site >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 10th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route: Toured up Tincan to treeline today on the normal skin track up, starting >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 9th, 2013
Location:   Sugar Ridge, Near Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Obscured skies when we arrived, significant gusts of winds which seemed to die >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
CNFAIC Observer Training
Date:   Feb 9th, 2013
Location:   Center Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Today, Saturday Feb 9th, was our first non-motorized Observer Training day for >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 8th, 2013
Location:   Top of Fresno hill (with map)
Observation:   This pit was dug on top of a ridge in a windblown area in a slight gulley. No >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 8th, 2013
Location:   Sunnyside, above Bertha Creek campground (with map)
Observation:   Looking for good, sunny turns, we encountered a markedly shallow and continental >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 8th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst Ridge/Taylor Pass/Goldpan/Corner Pocket (with map)
Observation:   Sublime day at Turnagain Pass that far exceeded expectations. We started with >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Tincan library avalanche
Date:   Feb 5th, 2013
Location:   Tincan ridge, "The Library" (with map)
Observation:   We found few examples of recent avalanche activity in good visibility across Tu >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Feb 4th, 2013
Location:   Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Toured up Magnum to monitor the basal facets at the 3,000' elevation band. We >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 3rd, 2013
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Field Observations Tincan February 3, 2013 Weather: Mostly cloudy skies, >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 2nd, 2013
Location:   Tincan Approx. 60.7897N, 149.1634W
Observation:   Skier triggered avalanche on Saturday (sorry wasn't at a computer last night)a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Feb 1st, 2013
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (Summit Lake) (with map)
Observation:   Today went out to dig pits and check on conditions at Tenderfoot Ridge and fou >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 31st, 2013
Location:   W-SW aspect of magnum about 2800' (with map)
Observation:   Today we went up magnum. the fresh snow was sitting evenly over that crust bel >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 31st, 2013
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   Field Observations Sunburst January 31, 2013 Weather: calm winds, mostly c >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Graham Predeger
Date:   Jan 30th, 2013
Location:   Pete's North (with map)
Observation:   Field Observations Pete's North January 30th, 2013. Weather: 36 degrees at >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
1/30 Tenderfoot Ridge above skin track
Date:   Jan 30th, 2013
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (Ski Hill) (with map)
Observation:   Today saw many D1 and D2 small to medium size avalanches from new surface slab >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 28th, 2013
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   The weekend of January 26-27 saw a lot of people skiing and riding in steeper t >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 28th, 2013
Location:   Cornbiscuit & Magnum
Observation:   Back in the Chugach from the Talkeetnas, we found some soft slabiness in North >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 26th, 2013
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Toured up Manitoba today, skiing from near the top, down the SW bowl. While w >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Jan 26th, 2013
Location:   Pastoral / Sunburst / Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Weather: The deep freeze has set in. Minus single digits from the parking lot t >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 25th, 2013
Location:   North Summit
Observation:   An old fracture in the northern summit lake area observed 1/25/13.   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 25th, 2013
Location:   North Summit
Observation:   An old fracture observed 1/25/13 prior to wind event.   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 24th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   Field Observations Sunburst January 24, 2013 Recent Avalanches-yes. Isolat >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Jan 21st, 2013
Location:   Magnum West Face (with map)
Observation:   Several small wet loose avalanches were seen in the Turnagain Pass area today. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 20th, 2013
Location:   Manitoba Mtn (with map)
Observation:   Test pit dug on 1/20/13 with snow falling at 2 cm/hour. 23 cm facet layer at b >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 20th, 2013
Location:   Lost Lake 'back valleys' towards Snug Harbor (with map)
Observation:   No recent avalanche activity observed. One old avalanche on south aspect with >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Jan 19th, 2013
Location:   Magnum - PMS Bowl
Observation:   Weather conditions: Overcast skies, snowing lightly by the afternoon. Temperatu >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 19th, 2013
Location:   Pete's North (with map)
Observation:   Observer: M. Johnson Location: Pete's North Date: 20130119 Weather: temps w >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Jan 18th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Partly cloudy skies (mostly alto-cumulus) with chilly temperatures (10 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 17th, 2013
Location:   Pete's North
Observation:   Pete's North Field Observations January 17, 2013 No Recent Avalanches (good >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Recent avalanche activity
Date:   Jan 15th, 2013
Location:   Lynx creek, Alpenglow peak (with map)
Observation:   Here's another shot of the large avalanche in Lynx creek drainage. This is prim >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Sunburst snowpit, 1-15-13
Date:   Jan 15th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst, 2300 feet (with map)
Observation:   This pit was dug in a shallow area. Most of the southern aspect on the Sunburst >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Jan 14th, 2013
Location:   Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Below are a few photos from the road on Turnagain Pass of the avalanche activity >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Jan 14th, 2013
Location:   Seward Highway - Gird Flats - MP 90-95 (with map)
Observation:   Alaska DOT crews continued to work along the Seward Highway today conducting a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Public observation
Seward Highway - MP 94
Date:   Jan 14th, 2013
Location:  
Observation:   Public observation compiled by CNFAIC (Wendy Wagner): Below are two photos ta >>>   View Complete

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1 Video
REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 13th, 2013
Location:   Bird Flats - Seward Highway MP 96-99 (with map)
Observation:   Video below of AK DOT crews conduction avalanche hazard reduction work along the >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Field Observations
Date:   Jan 13th, 2013
Location:   Tincan Trees
Observation:   Field Obs 1/13/2013 Tincan Trees No Recent Avalanches (very poor visibility) >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 12th, 2013
Location:   Fresno Creek (with map)
Observation:   Toured back into Fresno Creek along the summer trail. Trespass snowmachine act >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 12th, 2013
Location:   Skiing (with map)
Observation:   We skied on Pete's North today. We dug a pit at 2100' on a N aspect. We found v >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Pit tests in Silvertip creek
Date:   Jan 11th, 2013
Location:   Silvertip creek, Twin tip region (with map)
Observation:   We dug in on this east facing slope at 1800 feet. Total height of the snow was >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Jan 10th, 2013
Location:   Suburst (with map)
Observation:   We headed over to Sunburst today to take a look at the facets near the ground >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Jan 9th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge - Repeat Offender (with map)
Observation:   A few more pictures and video of the Seattle Ridge, Repeat Offender, avalanche >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Repeat Offender Photo
Date:   Jan 9th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge
Observation:   Photo of Snowmachine triggered avalanche from January 8, 2013   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 9th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Creek/Main Bowl
Observation:   Seattle Creek Natural Avalanche January 8, 2013 HS-N-D3-R3-O/G Start Zone >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Repeat Offender
Date:   Jan 9th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge
Observation:   Seattle Ridge Snowmachiner Triggered Avalanche 4pm January 8, 2013 HS-AMr-D4- >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 8th, 2013
Location:   Seattle ridge snowmachine up trail (with map)
Observation:   Very large avalanche on the eastern aspect of Seattle ridge. Debris is about >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Jan 7th, 2013
Location:   Seward Highway (Bird flats to Johnson Pass)
Observation:   Monday January 7th, 2013 It was a classic storm day around Turnagain Pass today >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Trigger Points
Date:   Jan 7th, 2013
Location:  
Observation:   Likely trigger points in the mountains include: --Steep rollovers. Convex slop >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 6th, 2013
Location:   Johnson Pass
Observation:   Snowmachined at Johnson Pass today - saw several fresh & massive debris piles. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 6th, 2013
Location:   Manitoba Mt (with map)
Observation:   Toured up to the 2200' lower SW point of Manitoba today, and dug a snow pit on a >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 4th, 2013
Location:   Tincan treeline 2200'
Observation:   AAS Level 2 class was looking for targeted information on the deep slab problem. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Summit Lake 1-04
Date:   Jan 4th, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake (summit Peak on east aspect.. (with map)
Observation:   Here are some new natural avalanches that occured during storm some others to >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Avalanches from previous storm and today
Date:   Jan 4th, 2013
Location:   Moose Pass( Andy simmons Mile 21 and Crown Point) (with map)
Observation:   Here are some more avalanches that came down during or just after storm. First >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Seattle Ridge natural avalanche 1-4-13
Date:   Jan 4th, 2013
Location:   East side of Pyramid (with map)
Observation:   This natural avalanche happened sometime after the snow ended on 1-3 or early 1 >>>   View Complete

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1 Video
REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Andy Dietrick
Alyeska Video/Obs
Date:   Jan 4th, 2013
Location:   Alyeska Ski Resort (with map)
Observation:   This year our October, November, and early December weather pattern left us with >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Whittier tunnel avalanche
Date:   Jan 4th, 2013
Location:   Portage (with map)
Observation:   A very large avalanche came down naturally on the morning of 1-4-13. Conservat >>>   View Complete


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REGION: South Fork - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 4th, 2013
Location:   Eagle River - SoFo (with map)
Observation:   State of the Chugach Front backcountry: depressingly thin. Eagle River snowpack >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 3rd, 2013
Location:   Johnson lake- access from moose pass side (with map)
Observation:   As we stopped on the side of the lake, we witnessed whoomphing, collapsing, and >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 3rd, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Tincan trees pit: Height of snow: 248cm CTV Q3 99cm down, drier snow on top of >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Fitzgerald
Tincan Avalanche 1/2/2013
Date:   Jan 3rd, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Tincan Skier Triggered Avalanche January 2, 2013 3:30pm This report is a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2013
Location:   Tin Can (with map)
Observation:   At approximately 3:30pm on jan 2, a skier triggered a large slide in the west bo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Tincan Skier Triggered Avalanche
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2013
Location:   Tin Can - First Drop
Observation:   A large avalanche came down tincan. It extended across the entire ridgeline and >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2013
Location:   Tincan Approx. 60.7897N, 149.1634W (with map)
Observation:   Hard Slab Avalanche on Tincan @ approx. 15:30 Located at ~2300 feet in the bowl >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Skier Triggered Avalanche Tincan
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2013
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Photo submitted by Luc Mehl of skier triggered avalanche on Tincan Jan 2, 2013   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Large Skier Triggered Avalanche
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2013
Location:   Tin Can (with map)
Observation:   Went to the Helipad on Tin Can today with 7 other people and skied the nose gr >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Bird Flats artillery induced avalanche to the highway
Date:   Jan 1st, 2013
Location:   Bird Flats, 5 fingers. Seward Highway
Observation:   On New Years day the Seward Highway DOT did some avalanche reduction work along >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 31st, 2012
Location:   Eddie's (with map)
Observation:   Eddie's, southern aspect, pit at ~1300 ft (base of conifers, above the alder ban >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Dec 31st, 2012
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Finally a very tiny sucker hole allowed for a little visibility on Turnagain Pas >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 30th, 2012
Location:   Side of Manitoba, trail to Spiritwalker (with map)
Observation:   Skied out from mile 48 trailhead along trail to Manitoba, skirting to ski down >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Wet Snow
Date:   Dec 30th, 2012
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Observed several new large piles of wet debris at the base of Seattle Ridge, as >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Anchorage - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 28th, 2012
Location:   Peak 2-3 area (with map)
Observation:   Climbed up to near the Peak 3 shoulder and dug a pit at 3500' West facing where >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Natural avalanche activity
Date:   Dec 28th, 2012
Location:   Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Friday the 28th was a great day to look at the aftermath of the storm. The pat >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 28th, 2012
Location:   Tin Can (with map)
Observation:   Observed on our second lap once the cloud layer departed. From the observation a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Fresno East Aspect
Date:   Dec 28th, 2012
Location:   Summit Lake Fresno (with map)
Observation:   Took a look at Summit Lake and briefly saw this avalanche on Fresno East aspect >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 28th, 2012
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Field Observations December 28, 2012 On the heels of 4 days of precip, we wer >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Natural Avalanche
Date:   Dec 27th, 2012
Location:   Whittier Tunnel
Observation:   Portage side of Whittier tunnel observed R3D3 N run at 10:10 am 12/27/12 Thursd >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Jake Hutchinson/W. Wagner
Date:   Dec 26th, 2012
Location:   Lower Magnum Exit (with map)
Observation:   We had ventured up to investigate the failure layer on a previous natural. Aft >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Test pits
Date:   Dec 26th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Extended column test with failure on isolation. This test result happened twic >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Date:   Dec 26th, 2012
Location:   Seward Highway (with map)
Observation:   5 out of 8 bullets triggered class 2-3 avalanches. They stared as fast moving p >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 25th, 2012
Location:   Tincan, not far from the parking lot (with map)
Observation:   The storm snow is decidedly touchy and propagating well. This test slope is rig >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald / Wagner
Date:   Dec 25th, 2012
Location:   Tincan Trees (with map)
Observation:   Touring in the Tincan trees today we experienced the following: Obvious Signs >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Dec 24th, 2012
Location:   Seward (with map)
Observation:   Seward is currently receiving rain hard at times (9 PM). Upper elevations are >>>   View Complete

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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Mik Jedlicka, Tim Glasset
Extended Column test, new storm snow
Date:   Dec 24th, 2012
Location:   Eddies
Observation:   Keep in mind that this test was performed during the first half of the storm. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Girdwood recent avalanches
Date:   Dec 21st, 2012
Location:   Girdwood valley (with map)
Observation:   These recent avalanches were seen in the Girdwood valley over the last couple d >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 21st, 2012
Location:   Moose Pass, Crown Point (with map)
Observation:   Toured up the Crown Point road today. Once above treeline, we started finding >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/Wagner
Date:   Dec 20th, 2012
Location:   Magnum
Observation:   Touring up Magnum today we experienced the following: Obvious signs of instab >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 17th, 2012
Location:   the notch, girdwood (with map)
Observation:   we toured up to the Powder Hut and perhaps 1/4 mile beyond at most. snow cond >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner/Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 17th, 2012
Location:   Tincan Ridge
Observation:   Skiing up on Tincan Ridge today we experienced the following: (Obvious signs of >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Dec 16th, 2012
Location:   Seward Mt. Marathon/Lowell Canyon (with map)
Observation:   The bowl above Lowell Canyon slid on Saturday or early Sunday travelling down >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 15th, 2012
Location:   Main Bowl - motorized side (with map)
Observation:   The backside was very stable for our group today. Didn't see any natural slides >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Anchorage - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 15th, 2012
Location:   Peak 2, Southwest Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Poked around the Peak 3 area to see what the conditions were like. As stated in >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 15th, 2012
Location:   sunburst little above halfway
Observation:   from halfway up sunburst lots of hard frozen wind packed slabs, when we came do >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Friends- CNFAIC
Date:   Dec 15th, 2012
Location:   Turnagain pass Parking lot (with map)
Observation:   NEWS RELEASE Dec 14, 2012 Skip Repetto (907) 274-1442 ChugachAvyFriends >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 15th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Our party had Tincan, above treeline, all to ourselves today. We lapped the SW >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner / Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 15th, 2012
Location:   Magnum, Sunburst
Observation:   Photos of skier triggered slides on the SW shoulder of Sunburst Ridge. The smal >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Hatcher Pass - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 14th, 2012
Location:   WSW aspect of Marmot Peak, Hatcher Pass
Observation:   We experienced widespread collapsing on low angled slopes on the WSW aspect of M >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Anchorage - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 14th, 2012
Location:   Peak 3 (with map)
Observation:   Snow science trip to see how the Front Range snowpack is shaping up at Peak 3. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Dec 13th, 2012
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Very interesting day on Seattle Ridge and in Seattle Ck drainage. First: Las >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 11th, 2012
Location:   Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   Beautiful day for a tour. On the way up we observed cracking around the turns >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: CNFAIC
Chugach Electric powerline work in Turnagain Pass
Date:   Dec 11th, 2012
Location:   Ingram creek to Silvertip (with map)
Observation:   HEADS UP! Chugach National Forest Winter Recreationists Chugach Electric Assoc >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Dec 10th, 2012
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   While traveling along the Sunburst common west ridge up-track I stepped of the >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 9th, 2012
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Mild whoomping, no shooting cracks Westerly Aspect, 1800', 30 degree slope. To >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Tincan pit profile
Date:   Dec 9th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   see image   View Complete

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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Ski cut
Date:   Dec 9th, 2012
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Ski cut, small windslab above treeline on 12-9-12.   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 9th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Plenty of settling as the first group on the ridge. Jumped on a few rollovers a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 9th, 2012
Location:   Lower Tincan Trees (with map)
Observation:   Fine day to be out with Alaska Avalanche School Level 1 class observing the inte >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Date:   Dec 9th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Sunday was an interesting day to be in the mountains. Not much natural avalanch >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 9th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Tincan pit profile and photos   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Dec 8th, 2012
Location:   Seattle Ridge, Main Bowl (with map)
Observation:   A precursor of things to come. This is a building, shallow wind slab that was V >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Dec 5th, 2012
Location:   Magnum Ridge (with map)
Observation:   A look at the start zones off the Magnum ridge on the S and SW aspects. Very lo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Dec 3rd, 2012
Location:   Tincan Proper - Todd's Run (with map)
Observation:   Tincan mountain. Cold, +5F, with light northeasterly winds. Mid level clouds mo >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 2nd, 2012
Location:   Pastoral & Center Ridge Peak (with map)
Observation:   Saturday: Ventured back to the peak of Center Ridge and skied S & SW facing runs >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 2nd, 2012
Location:   Lower Tincan Trees (with map)
Observation:   Small tour with an Avy 1 course. We did not observe any recent slides. Snow pa >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 2nd, 2012
Location:   Tin Can 1530 ft Sw of uptrack near ridge (with map)
Observation:   Crust is breaking underfoot where it has not been skied or packed previously. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Graham Predeger
Date:   Nov 30th, 2012
Location:   Turnagain Pass- Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   16" - 20" snowpack found from the parking lot to the ridge top. Large (1+")surfa >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Turnagain Pass snow temperature array
Date:   Nov 30th, 2012
Location:   (with map)
Observation:   Check out these temperature gradients in the snowpack on Center Ridge at 1900'! >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Nov 29th, 2012
Location:   Magnum NW shoulder and W face (with map)
Observation:   Clear and cold Thursday with light easterly wind. East wind was picking up by th >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Nov 26th, 2012
Location:   Seattle Ridge, Main Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Quick trip up to Seattle ridge to take a look at both the east and west starting >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 24th, 2012
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Below is the graph of a pit which was dug on the SW shoulder of Eddies, just bel >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 24th, 2012
Location:   Lost Lake Plateau, near Seward (with map)
Observation:   We found 10-40cm deep snowpack on Lost Lake trail run today. We seemed to be the >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 24th, 2012
Location:   Notch Mountain (with map)
Observation:   We spent Friday night up at the powder hut. Long difficult skin for a shallow ro >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Nov 24th, 2012
Location:   Eddie's Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Ventured up Eddie's NW shoulder to the high point. Collapsing in the old October >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Magnum NW shoulder pit
Date:   Nov 23rd, 2012
Location:   Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Pits are starting to show less propagation potential as the entire snowpack is c >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Nov 22nd, 2012
Location:   Sunburst and beyond (with map)
Observation:   Natural avalanche was noted yesterday on the southwest face of Sunburst. This s >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Nov 22nd, 2012
Location:   Kickstep (with map)
Observation:   This older avalanche on the southwest shoulder of Kickstep mountain was seen on >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Natural avalanches in Portage Valley
Date:   Nov 21st, 2012
Location:   Portage Valley (with map)
Observation:   Natural avalanches, first seen on 11-21, in the Portage Valley   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Seattle ridge natural avalanche
Date:   Nov 21st, 2012
Location:   Seattle ridge (with map)
Observation:   This full depth natural avalanche happened sometime after the snowfall on Sunday >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 20th, 2012
Location:  
Observation:   Quick Observation Observer: mcmanamy, AAS/ CPG Nov 20, 2012, 12:02 PM warm up >>>   View Complete


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REGION: South Fork - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 18th, 2012
Location:   Highland Road/South Fork Eagle River (with map)
Observation:   A group of us hiked to the top of North Bowl from the South Fork trail head. T >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 17th, 2012
Location:   Center Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Toured out Center Ridge today, on the backside of the observation Point beyond >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Nov 17th, 2012
Location:   Sunburst south face (with map)
Observation:   Went to take a look at the avalanche remotely triggered yesterday (Friday 11/16) >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 16th, 2012
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   This slide was noticed on our descent towards taylor pass from the sunburst weat >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 16th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Skied a few laps on Tincan Ski Resort, er... Tincan Peak, with a few dozen oth >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 16th, 2012
Location:  
Observation:   Motorized side of Turnagain Pass 2282 ft.   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 16th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Beautiful day on Tincan above the stratus with calm-light wind. Appeared to be >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 12th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Lots of people touring up Tincan on this sunny and warm November day. From the >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 12th, 2012
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Toured up Eddie's today... arrived at the top of the alders near 1200' and dug a >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 12th, 2012
Location:   Todd's Run, Tin Can (with map)
Observation:   There were two tracks on the far right side of Todd's upon our arrival. We no >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Todd's Run, Tincan
Date:   Nov 12th, 2012
Location:   (with map)
Observation:   Photo below was taken from the road one day after the avalanche was triggered in >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 11th, 2012
Location:   Tincan Common (with map)
Observation:   We skied on the North West aspect of Tincan common and saw limited new avalanche >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Nov 11th, 2012
Location:   Taylor Pass area
Observation:   A quick look in the Taylor Pass area to see the extent of the snow and wind from >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 10th, 2012
Location:   Raven Glacier
Observation:   Avalanche Report. 11.10.12. Raven Glacier Area. Summary: Skier trigge >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 10th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Started at the Tincan lot at noon in light rain with very light wind. From the >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 10th, 2012
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Headed up Tin Can and dug a test pit a few hundred yards north of the main skin >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Nov 8th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Took a quick trip up to the Tincan Ridge to get one more look at the snowpack >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Hatcher Pass - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Matt Murphy
Date:   Nov 7th, 2012
Location:   Hatcher Pass (with map)
Observation:   Road patrol up to Hatcher Pass to install snow stake and look at early season sn >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 4th, 2012
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Frequent cracking and whoomphing on Sunburst, and two natural avalanches release >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 4th, 2012
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Easy to trigger these at rolls, but otherwise no collapsing/whoomphing noticed. >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 3rd, 2012
Location:   near mntba (with map)
Observation:   found similar conditions to your recent advisory data on sat. found approx 7 to >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 3rd, 2012
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   I witnessed this skier triggered avalanche which ripped out on the convexity by >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 2nd, 2012
Location:   Portage (with map)
Observation:   Avvy came down on us twice while climbing Dreams of Brown Moose in Portage. F >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Nov 2nd, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   A quick trip to the Tincan ridge. 3 inches of new snow from Halloween night h >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Oct 29th, 2012
Location:   Girdwood Valley and Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Below are a few photos of the old snow that has been sitting around and faceting >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Oct 29th, 2012
Location:   Turnagain Pass - road views
Observation:   A look at a few of the most popular slopes to recreate on at Turnagain Pass. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Oct 28th, 2012
Location:   Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Better hiking than skiing. 25cm of snow completely faceted snow on Manitoba wi >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Oct 27th, 2012
Location:   Hope area (with map)
Observation:   1-3 inches of surface hoar just about everywhere and at all elevations. We ende >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Oct 27th, 2012
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   We didn't find much good skiing but we found some gigantic hoar crystals! We fou >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Oct 27th, 2012
Location:   Tincan Common/ Proper (with map)
Observation:   We went skiing on Saturday October 27th. Made it to Tincan Proper and was able >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: T Glassett L Sass
Date:   Oct 21st, 2012
Location:   Seattle ridge Wx station (with map)
Observation:   Seattle ridge Wx station fix. Temp/camera. SH at all elevations and aspects(4mm >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Oct 19th, 2012
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   6-12" of snow from the road to treeline. 12-18" from treeline to top of Tincan >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Oct 18th, 2012
Location:   Crow Pass, Jewel Glacier (with map)
Observation:   Toured up to jewel glacier crow pass, for a couple laps. Found excellent skiing. >>>   View Complete



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