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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Moderow, Bartholomae
Date:   Jun 1st, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Time: 11 AM to 5:30 PM Route: Followed trail from Lower Eddies lot to the b >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   May 3rd, 2014
Location:   Tenderfoot W Face (with map)
Observation:   Report of a remotely triggered Avalanche on the west side of Tenderfoot ridge. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 29th, 2014
Location:   Season Snowpack and Weather Summary (with map)
Observation:   The Winter that Almost Was... For anyone who ventured into the mountains this >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: James
Date:   Apr 28th, 2014
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Yesterday, 4/28/14, I was caught in an avalanche in a north facing chute on Tinc >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 26th, 2014
Location:   Tincan Trees (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Warm and stormy. Rain below 1200'ish and wet snow (.5" per hour) above >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 25th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Weather Rain/snow line fluctuating between 500-1,200’ Temps 34-36 F along th >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 24th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Weather: A beautiful day on Turnagain Pass. Sunny skies with convective (cumulu >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 22nd, 2014
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   A trip up to work on the weather station webcam via Taylor Creek. Weather Mo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 19th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Creek (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Mostly sunny skies and light ridgetop Southerly winds. Temperatures we >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 18th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Road Observations Weather: Temps- 40 deg @ sea level, 37-39 deg F @ 1,000’ >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 17th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   A journey to Seattle Ridge weather station to calibrate the wind direction. W >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 16th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   Weather Overcast, occasional breaks Mild temps: 11am—37F @ 1,000’ 2pm— >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Apr 13th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Time: 1220 - 1900 Route: Northeast from the parking lot below the base of T >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 9th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   Saw some sluffing on other skier tracks - Usually at steeper roll-overs. Skie >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 8th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Mostly obscured skies with the sun trying to break though now and agai >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 7th, 2014
Location:   Portage and Turnagain Pass Road-Obs (with map)
Observation:   With three consecutive days of warm temperatures, cloud cover and little to no o >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 6th, 2014
Location:   Cornbiscuit
Observation:   Weather Mostly cloudy (see photo 2) Warm temps ranging from 30-40 degrees F L >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Apr 5th, 2014
Location:   Twin Peaks area (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Intermittent light snowfall during day. Low clouds, ceiling around 4,0 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Molly Schouweiler
Date:   Apr 4th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Route: Eddies west aspect Weather: Highs were in the upper 20's to upper 30'sF >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Apr 4th, 2014
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Info from pit profile   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Apr 4th, 2014
Location:   Taylor Pass/Pastoral (with map)
Observation:   Time: 1045 - 1745 Route: Sunburst lot through Taylor Pass, then up a norther >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Emma Walker
Date:   Apr 4th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Dug pit as part of APU snow science class. Failures in compression tests at 163 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 4th, 2014
Location:   Butcher Mt
Observation:   Weather Mostly cloudy Temps in the low to mid 30s F Calm to light winds out o >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 3rd, 2014
Location:   Crow Creek Road area
Observation:   Weather Clear skies becoming partly cloudy by 3pm (photo 1) Calm winds with oc >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Apr 1st, 2014
Location:   Lyon Cr (with map)
Observation:   Weather Clear skies, zero wind, temps between 15-25 deg F Surface Obs It >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: G. Predeger
Overflight of WSA boundary
Date:   Mar 31st, 2014
Location:   Whittier - Nellie Juan Lake (with map)
Observation:   Took the opportunity for an overflight of the CNF Wilderness Study Area (WSA) bo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner, K. Johnston
Date:   Mar 31st, 2014
Location:   Portage Valley - Baird Peak area (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Sunny, warm and a light Westerly breeze in the exposed upper elevation >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: G. Predeger
Date:   Mar 30th, 2014
Location:   Lynx Creek (with map)
Observation:   Route: Johnson Pass trailhead into Lynx Creek drainage and traveled up to 4400 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 29th, 2014
Location:   Upper Girdwood Valley
Observation:   Weather: Clear, calm and downright hot in the sun. Temperatures in the shade we >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Moderow/Bartholomae/Ellis
Date:   Mar 29th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Route: Lower Eddies parking lot to the base of Eddies, then up a generally NW a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 29th, 2014
Location:   Magnum / Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Skinned up Magnum yesterday (3/28) and there is evidence of cornice calving, exa >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Brian Litmans
Date:   Mar 29th, 2014
Location:   Wolverine ridge (with map)
Observation:   Given growing concerns over cornices thought you might like this pic from wolver >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   (with map)
Observation:   Sunburst Weather Station via Taylor Pass Weather: Clear skies Temps ranging >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Hannah Brewster
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   (with map)
Observation:   APU class field day at Tincan-see pit profile.   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Maggie Nielsen/Colin Hewi
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Signs of Instability: None Elevation:1,200' Aspect:260 Slope Angle: 34 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Tincan NNW 1050 ft Snow pit in photo below   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 1300ft to 3800ft on Tenderfoot Ridge Weather: Sunny sk >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Dan Starr
Date:   Mar 28th, 2014
Location:   Summit Pass, Nancy's (with map)
Observation:   The cornices are starting to peel. My partner punched through up to his armpits >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer: Scott Rich
Date:   Mar 24th, 2014
Location:   Peterson Headwall (with map)
Observation:   Yesterday my partner and I took a heli bump to the top of peterson headwall >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Ryan Lewthwaite
Date:   Mar 24th, 2014
Location:   Byron Glacier, Portage Valley (with map)
Observation:   On a hike towards Byron Glacier I noticed these Northwest slopes had substantial >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 24th, 2014
Location:   Lynx Creek Drainage (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Sunny and warm. Temperatures in the 20'sF and a slight Southeasterly b >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Katreen
Date:   Mar 23rd, 2014
Location:   Pastoral Peak
Observation:   Route: Sunburst parking lot - Taylor Creek - head wall - Pastoral Recent aval >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer: Josh Varney
Date:   Mar 23rd, 2014
Location:   Peterson Creek (with map)
Observation:   Touring up Peterson Creek today intending on skiing Low Bush, we had to stop our >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 23rd, 2014
Location:   Twin Peaks (with map)
Observation:   Obvious Signs Of Instability Recent Avalanches-no Cracking-no Collapsing-no >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 22nd, 2014
Location:   Sunburst and Pastoral Area (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled up to Taylor pass, up Sunburst Ridge to the weather station, and >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston
Date:   Mar 21st, 2014
Location:   Raven Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 1200ft to 3500ft on Raven Ridge Weather: Sunny skies, t >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 20th, 2014
Location:   pastoral bowl, see pics attached (with map)
Observation:   no fresh observed avy activity, no whoomphing or shooting cracks, no new snow. >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 20th, 2014
Location:   Eddies
Observation:   Skiied at Eddies today. Sunny skies and calm winds all day. Surface hoar from >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Wagner/Predeger/J-Bloom
Date:   Mar 20th, 2014
Location:   Palmer Creek drainage (with map)
Observation:   CNFAIC staff rode up the Palmer Creek drainage today to take a look at the snowm >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston
Date:   Mar 19th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 500ft to 2500ft on Eddies ridge Weather: Sunny Mild Te >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 18th, 2014
Location:   Magnum
Observation:   Weather Partly cloudy (see photo) No precip Calm winds Temps between 20-30 F >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 18th, 2014
Location:   Widow Maker - Main Bowl (Bowl 1) - Seattle Ck (with map)
Observation:   Below is a fracture profile of the Widow Maker avalanche that occurred on 3/15/1 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer: Ryan
Date:   Mar 17th, 2014
Location:   portage valley- 5 fingers climbing area (with map)
Observation:   Noticed the 5 sisters slide path had avalanched, ran nearly to the multi-use pat >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner, K. Johnston
Date:   Mar 17th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   We toured to Hippy Bowl to investigate the avalanche activity from 3/15. It was >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer: Mike Hancock
Date:   Mar 16th, 2014
Location:   V-Max Canyon (with map)
Observation:   Triggered remotely by snowmachiner from around 100 ft. away. Crown face was arou >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 16th, 2014
Location:   Eddie's
Observation:   Weather Mostly cloudy, decreasing visibility through the afternoon Light snowf >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: D Moran/M Davis/E Montiel
Date:   Mar 15th, 2014
Location:   Widow Maker, Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Overall didn't see many signs, cracking or whoomping. Just a couple of releases >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: G Paul
Date:   Mar 15th, 2014
Location:   Main bowl - widow maker slide (with map)
Observation:   It seems the west and southwest facing slopes were heavily wind loaded in the la >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 15th, 2014
Location:   Palmer Creek, Glacier Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Slope was a West to Northwest facing aspect. This itself caused it to be one of >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 15th, 2014
Location:   Widow Maker - Motorized side Turnagain (with map)
Observation:   This is a second hand photo. Wanted to provide the picture... FORECASTER N >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Walter Heins
Date:   Mar 15th, 2014
Location:   Mile 61 Seward Highway, above Silvertip Creek (with map)
Observation:   Avalanche occurred shortly after March 14 snowstorm. These photos were taken >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 15th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst / Tincan
Observation:   Weather: Mostly sunny skies, temperatures in the upper teens and a light easter >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 15th, 2014
Location:   Seward Highway (with map)
Observation:   Below are a few photos taken on 3/15 of the avalanche cycle that occurred 3/10-3 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 15th, 2014
Location:   (with map)
Observation:   Large avalanche seen from Girdwood. This is at the end of the Glacier Creek dr >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 14th, 2014
Location:   Tenderfoot (with map)
Observation:   A quick afternoon tour up the common Tenderfoot ridge. High point 2,900' Weat >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Travis Smith
Date:   Mar 13th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Today while riding the pass we found 6-7 feet of unsettled near baseless snow at >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 13th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Weather Snow, heavy at times, 4-5” accumulation between 1 and 6pm (see photo) >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Mar 13th, 2014
Location:   TinCan
Observation:   Stayed below tree line at Tin Can Heard one large 'whoomph' while breaking trai >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Katreen
Date:   Mar 12th, 2014
Location:   Tincan trees (with map)
Observation:   Route: Hiked up to treeline and skied a couple of laps in the trees. Recent a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston
Date:   Mar 12th, 2014
Location:   Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 1200ft to 3700ft on Manitoba Weather: Sunny with mild t >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 10th, 2014
Location:   Tincan Trees (with map)
Observation:   An afternoon tour in the Tincan Trees to suss out the snowfall from today and av >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Mar 9th, 2014
Location:   Magnum-Superbowl-Bertha Creek (with map)
Observation:   Weather Clear skies Calm winds with light breeze on ridge crests out of the Ea >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 8th, 2014
Location:   Lipps (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Mostly sunny with mid level clouds that moved in then out around mid-d >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Eeva Latosuo
Date:   Mar 7th, 2014
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Alaska Pacific University Snow Science 1 class spent Friday snow geeking at Turn >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Sean Fallon/APU Sn Sci
Date:   Mar 7th, 2014
Location:  
Observation:   Weather: Gorgeous day to be in the pass, clouds progressively thinned througho >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 7th, 2014
Location:   Magnum Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Nice day. Mostly sunny with patchy valley fog (fog mostly confined to >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston
Date:   Mar 6th, 2014
Location:   Taylor Pass (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled up from 900ft to 3300ft up the Taylor Creek drainage to Taylor >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Mar 3rd, 2014
Location:   Tincan Ridge to Todd's Run (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Mid level cloud deck from around 3,000' to 3,500'. Temperatures in the >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger
Lynx Creek
Date:   Mar 2nd, 2014
Location:   Lynx Creek (with map)
Observation:   Route: Johnson Pass trailhead into Lynx Creek Drainage Weather: Clear, sunny >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston
Date:   Feb 28th, 2014
Location:   Tenderfoot (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 1200ft to 3000ft on Tenderfoot ridge Weather: Clear, su >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: John Sykes
Date:   Feb 27th, 2014
Location:   Summit Lake, Colorado Ridge
Observation:   Spent two days on Colorado at Summit Lake. Rain was intermittent with one perio >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 27th, 2014
Location:   Summit Lake & Turnagain Pass
Observation:   Road Obs-Turnagain Pass & Summit Lake A dozen or so small wet loose avalanche >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Eero Okkonen
Date:   Feb 25th, 2014
Location:   Tincan Proper (with map)
Observation:   One of the spines just below Tincan Proper. About 50' off the ridge on the S. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 25th, 2014
Location:   Eddie's
Observation:   Eddie’s Weather Clear skies - zero precip Calm wind Temps in the mid 20s >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Miikka Hast
Date:   Feb 24th, 2014
Location:   Eddies ridge SW face (with map)
Observation:   The natural avalanche is at least two days old but still good to notice. Shot is >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer:
Johnston, Wagner
Date:   Feb 24th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 900ft to 3800ft on Sunburst Ridge in order to take a closer >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Feb 23rd, 2014
Location:   Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   Time: 11:15 AM to 6:45 PM Route: Manitoba parking lot to the top of Manitob >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Kolin Smith
Date:   Feb 23rd, 2014
Location:   Turnagain, Triangle Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Entered Triangle Bowl through Seattle Creek basin, broke trail into Seattle Cre >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 23rd, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge
Observation:   Weather Clear skies, zero precip Strong winds- 25-35mph. Winds were impacting >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sarah Carter
Date:   Feb 23rd, 2014
Location:   Summit/Turnagain weekend recap
Observation:   Our day's tour began with a trailhead temp of -8C with a high of -1.5C at about >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (looking from the Magnum Ridge) (with map)
Observation:   While touring up to the Magnum ridge today we noticed a fresh avalanche on the S >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2014
Location:   Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Below are several photos taken of the human triggered avalanche from yesterday 2 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2014
Location:   Magnum - Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Observed 2 natural avalanches on the SW face of Sunburst: #1 @ 5pm on SW face o >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2014
Location:   Notch (with map)
Observation:   Route: Southeast up the ridge just north of Notch Mtn, reaching 3000' and then >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: funhog
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2014
Location:   Center Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Dug a simple snow pit near the East end of Center Ridge. About 24 inches from t >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Joel Shute
Date:   Feb 22nd, 2014
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   Went up to Magnum today on a ski tour. Dug a pit on a WSW slope 30 degree aspect >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Eeva Latosuo
Date:   Feb 21st, 2014
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   APU Snow Science 1 class field day at Turnagain. Route: Sunburst uptrack & ho >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston
Date:   Feb 21st, 2014
Location:   Tenderfoot (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 1200ft to 3000ft on Tenderfoot Ridge Weather: Temperatu >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 21st, 2014
Location:   magnum/corn biscuit headwall (with map)
Observation:   Near the top of the headwall that connects corn biscuit and magnum our group h >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Feb 20th, 2014
Location:   (with map)
Observation:   Lynx Creek Obvious Signs of Instability Recent Avalanches- several shallow, >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Feb 19th, 2014
Location:   Summit Lake (Butcher Pk and Tri Tip) (with map)
Observation:   Recent natural avalanche activity on West facing slopes from wind loading yeste >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 17th, 2014
Location:   Eddie's. Skier's left of uptrack.
Observation:   Avalanche on Eddie's: Slope about 32? 34? degrees at start. Debris slid a lon >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Matt Komatsu
Date:   Feb 17th, 2014
Location:   Tincan Uptrack (with map)
Observation:   AAS Avy 2 day 4 Route: Tincan uptrack to 2300' Weather: Overcast/obscured tr >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Kelly, Luke, Stacie
Date:   Feb 17th, 2014
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   AAS Level II Course Pit-see attachment Route-Common skin track Tincan Weath >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Pooler, Gehler, Lewthwait
Date:   Feb 17th, 2014
Location:   Eddie's (with map)
Observation:   Route: Travel on Eddies Peak via Iditarod Trail; skiers right to roughly treel >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 16th, 2014
Location:   Tenderfoot (with map)
Observation:   Shooting cracks(2ft). One whoomph skinning up on the second run. Snowboarder >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Corky Still
Date:   Feb 16th, 2014
Location:   Twin Peaks (with map)
Observation:   Remotely triggered from 200 meters below. A couple small whumps while skinning a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Louis Sass
Date:   Feb 16th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Hasty pit showed that the failure layer was a thin layer (< 1 cm, variable) of >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston
Date:   Feb 16th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 500ft-2600ft on Eddies Weather: Partly Cloudy with cal >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: TB
Date:   Feb 15th, 2014
Location:   Magnum
Observation:   South side of the Magnum ridge: Whoomphing on low angle skin track while breaki >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Dave Shuman
Date:   Feb 15th, 2014
Location:   Tin Can, 1900 ft
Observation:   Pit was done, 100 meters north of the common up track on Tin Can, small clearing >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: SHeck
Date:   Feb 15th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   WX: Clouds in and out. Snow showers and sun. Temps in the teens. Signs of >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: bstill
Date:   Feb 15th, 2014
Location:   Sunnyside Main Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Skied up the snowmachine up track on sunnyside with the thought of skiing some l >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Feb 15th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Sun and clouds moving in and out all day. Calm wind. Light snow and clo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald, Wagner
Date:   Feb 14th, 2014
Location:  
Observation:   Magnum/PMS bowl approach Obvious Signs Of Instability Recent Avalanches-yes >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, K. Wright
Date:   Feb 13th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 1000ft-3200ft on Tincan Weather: Day began cloudy and s >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, K. Wright
Date:   Feb 12th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 500ft-2300ft on Eddies Weather: Cloudy Cold, temps in >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 11th, 2014
Location:   Cubicle Couloirs (with map)
Observation:   Below are a couple images of our season as of February 1st. Image 1: Snowpack >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 10th, 2014
Location:   Warm Up Bowl (with map)
Observation:   No instabilities observed (other than the avalanche triggered). New snow is NOT >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, Wagner
Date:   Feb 10th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge, Main Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Route: Snowmachine uptrack to Main Bowl - 900'-2,800' Weather: 2 inches of ne >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, Wagner
Date:   Feb 9th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 1000ft to 3300ft on Tincan Weather: Clear skies. Cold; >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 9th, 2014
Location:   Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Another great day on the Pass. Magnum provided great skiing - far less scratchy >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Feb 9th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Route: Up a usual snowmachine uptrack, then northwest along a ridge to 2800.' >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Den
Date:   Feb 8th, 2014
Location:   Tincan common/Tincan southside
Observation:   Both slides on Tincan common south face, IE. Kitchen wall, were remote while br >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner
Date:   Feb 8th, 2014
Location:   Views of Tincan from Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Below are a few photos of several small soft slab (storm slab) pockets in the Ti >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: W. Wagner, K. Johnston
Date:   Feb 8th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route: Sunburst ridge line up to 3,700' Weather: Sunny and mild. Temperatures >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Alaska Avalanche School
Date:   Feb 8th, 2014
Location:   Tin Can common (with map)
Observation:   Observed multiple SS-N(AS?)-D1s, probable remote releases from a party of 4 that >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Mark Norquist
Date:   Feb 8th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   No cracking/whoomping/collapsing. I'm not going to try and describe the snowpack >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Feb 8th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   We attempted to break trail to the upper Sunburst ridge early in the day, but go >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Sykes
Date:   Feb 8th, 2014
Location:   Sunnyside Uptrack (with map)
Observation:   AAS Level One Course Toured up the snow machine up track today in beautiful w >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger
Surface Hoar
Date:   Feb 6th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain and Girdwood (with map)
Observation:   No obvious signs of instability today Weather Temps in mid 20sF Winds light >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Joe Stock
Date:   Feb 5th, 2014
Location:   North Bench (with map)
Observation:   I joined CPG yesterday to their North Bench zone in Divide Creek. We landed at a >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald, Johnston
Date:   Feb 3rd, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability Recent Avalanches-none observed Shooting Cracks-n >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Feb 1st, 2014
Location:   Office Chutes (with map)
Observation:   How did we fair for January 2014? Below are a few graphs showing precipitatio >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Date:   Feb 1st, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass aerial views
Observation:   A few aerial photos of large avalanches that occurred during the January 17-27 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston
Date:   Feb 1st, 2014
Location:   Road Observations at Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   Went for a drive up to Turnagain Pass this afternoon to get above the clouds in >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Jan 31st, 2014
Location:   Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Most recent natural avalanches up at Summit between Saturday and Monday between >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Lindquist/McLain
Date:   Jan 31st, 2014
Location:   Lower Russian Lake (Outside Cooper Landing) (with map)
Observation:   This avalanche came down approximately 1/4 mile North of Barber Cabin on Lower >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: funhog
Date:   Jan 30th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Ski toured from the Tincan trailhead to the runout zone for Avalanches from Todd >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, W. Wagner
Date:   Jan 30th, 2014
Location:   Taylor Pass and Pastoral Peak (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from Sunburst parking lot (900ft), over Taylor Pass, to the summ >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, K. Wright
Date:   Jan 29th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 1000ft to 2900ft on Seattle Ridge Signs of Instability: >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Predeger
DOT/AKRR avalanche mitigation and Ragged Top NE bowl
Date:   Jan 28th, 2014
Location:   Ragged Top (with map)
Observation:   We started the day observing DOT/ AKRR Heli-bombing mission South of Girdwood. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, Wagner
Date:   Jan 27th, 2014
Location:   Tincan and surrounding areas (with map)
Observation:   Drove from Girdwood to Summit Lake area and had good visibility for road observa >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Backcountry Babes Level 1
Date:   Jan 26th, 2014
Location:   Center Ridge (with map)
Observation:   1500', South aspect, 18 degree slope, Broken sky, light rain, +5C, light north w >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger
Pete's South (west aspect)
Date:   Jan 26th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain (with map)
Observation:   Pete's south wet slab avalanche. West aspect around 2500'. Noticed this at abo >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sean Fallon
Date:   Jan 25th, 2014
Location:   Raggedtop (with map)
Observation:   A couple more photos to add to those of the natural Raggedtop avalanche from 1pm >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Andy Dietrick
Date:   Jan 25th, 2014
Location:   Ragged Top and Goat Couloir (with map)
Observation:   Approx. 13:00hrs, Sat. 1/25 Attached one pic of Ragged Top avy...sorry for me >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner/Hutchinson
Date:   Jan 25th, 2014
Location:   Goat Mt, Raggedtop, Orca (with map)
Observation:   A handful of natural large avalanches occurred today in the Girdwood Valley. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer:
Date:   Jan 25th, 2014
Location:   Drive to Granite Creek and back (with map)
Observation:   Below are comments sent in from an avalanche professional taking a look around t >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Anchorage - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer: William Finley
Date:   Jan 25th, 2014
Location:   Flattop (with map)
Observation:   Hiked up Flattop today and noticed the "wind tunnel" area between Flattop and B >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Jan 25th, 2014
Location:   Center Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Route: Center Ridge parking lot, up to 2000' on Center Ridge following a genera >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Jan 25th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge, Pyramid
Observation:   Recent avalanches: A handful of natural wet slab avalanche occurred today on th >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner/Hutchinson
Date:   Jan 25th, 2014
Location:   Twenty Mile, Summit Lake
Observation:   Below are a few very large avalanches that occurred sometime around 1/22-1/23. >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Raymond Koleser
Date:   Jan 25th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst west face (with map)
Observation:   Route: Sunburst parking lot up the west ridge to approx. 3200 feet. Wx: Sunny >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/McLain
Date:   Jan 24th, 2014
Location:   Summit Lake Region
Observation:   Over the past 24 hours numerous natural avalanches occurred. These likely rele >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner/Hutchinson
Date:   Jan 24th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass
Observation:   A few natural avalanches were seen from the Seward Highway today along Turnagain >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Seward - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Jan 23rd, 2014
Location:   Solar Mountain (with map)
Observation:   Several large avalanches in the Moose Pass area off of steeper terrain. Here >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 23rd, 2014
Location:  
Observation:   Today we had a look at trail conditions in the Johnson Pass area and up to 2,50 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, R. Lewthwait
Date:   Jan 21st, 2014
Location:   Tincan Trees and Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Went for a quick tour up Tincan 1000ft-1700ft Signs of Instability: Recent >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Johnston/Wagner
Date:   Jan 20th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Traveled from 900-2800ft on Sunburst ridge Signs of Instability: Recent Aval >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 19th, 2014
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Tincan trees - storm day Obvious Signs of Instability Recent Avalanches-none >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Jan 18th, 2014
Location:   Center Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Time: 11:00 AM to 3:15 PM Route: Center Ridge parking lot up, up Center >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Rob Durnell
Date:   Jan 18th, 2014
Location:   (with map)
Observation:   This is zipper that slid during the intensity of jan. 17th storm. It's at 2000ft >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright, Wendy Wagne
Various avalanche observations from 1-17 storm
Date:   Jan 18th, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass, Summit (with map)
Observation:   Tincan avalanche was below 1600 feet elevation in treed terrain. We measured th >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Jan 18th, 2014
Location:   Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Today I was able to see with better visibility what was going on at Summit Lak >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 17th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge and Tincan Trees (with map)
Observation:   Travel was along the Seward Highway as well as a quick tour from 1000' to 2200' >>>   View Complete

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1 Video
REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: Wagner/Fitz/Johnston
Date:   Jan 17th, 2014
Location:   Penguin Ridge - Bird Flats - 5 Fingers slide path (with map)
Observation:   This video is from AK DOT's avalanche hazard reduction work along the Seward Hig >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Jan 17th, 2014
Location:   Butcher Peak Just South of Lower Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   Today Heavy Rain and winds were triggering natural avalanches today that went >>>   View Complete

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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner/Fitz/Johnston
Date:   Jan 17th, 2014
Location:   Portage Valley (with map)
Observation:   Natural wet snow avalanche witnessed from the Portage road at 10:30am. This path >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Jan 16th, 2014
Location:   Lower Russian Lakes Trail (with map)
Observation:   Today we skied into Lower Russian Lakes Trail to Barber Cabin for some cabin r >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Eero Okkonen
Date:   Jan 16th, 2014
Location:   Seattle Ridge, viewed from Tincan midway (with map)
Observation:   Picture was taken within 10-15 minutes of slide happening. Riding the Tincan tre >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Professional Observer: T Glassett
Date:   Jan 16th, 2014
Location:   Boston Bar Avalanche Paths (with map)
Observation:   Avalanches occured Tuesday AM 1/14/14 confirmed   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 16th, 2014
Location:  
Observation:   Recent Avalanche Activity Jan 16th brought clear skies after several days of >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston, K. Wright
Date:   Jan 15th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 800-2300ft on Sunburst ridge Signs of Instability: Rec >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: K. Johnston,J. Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 14th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 1000-3200ft on Tincan Signs of Instability: Recent Ava >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston, W. Wagner
Date:   Jan 13th, 2014
Location:   Magnum - PMS bowl (with map)
Observation:   Route: Traveled from 900ft to 3300ft from drainage between Magnum and Corn Biscu >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, AAS Lvl 2 Course
Date:   Jan 12th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Route: Travel was from 900' to 2,800' on the West Sunburst ridge. Weather: >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Bob Sutherland
Date:   Jan 11th, 2014
Location:   Southern Crossing of Ingram Creek on Iditarod Trai (with map)
Observation:   Toured out from Tincan trailhead at mile 69 along the flats to the Iditarod Tra >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: J.Boisvert, N. Elrod, L.
Date:   Jan 11th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst Approach at Treeline (near Taylor Creek) (with map)
Observation:   Location: At the bench along Taylor Creek between Sunburst and Magnum. Rolling >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, AAS/CNFAIC Course
Date:   Jan 11th, 2014
Location:   Magnum, Treeline (with map)
Observation:   Route: Travel was from 900' to around 2200' up the drainage between Magnum and >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Extended Column Test video
Date:   Jan 10th, 2014
Location:   Pete's North (with map)
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability Collapsing - large widespread collapses in the ald >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Katie Johnston, W. Wagner
Date:   Jan 10th, 2014
Location:   Summit - Manitoba (with map)
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability Recent Avalanche Activity: none observed Shooting >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 9th, 2014
Location:   The Meadows, Crow Creek Road (with map)
Observation:   We did a short ski tour January 9 up the meadows to about 650 m. Shallow snowpac >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald, Johnston
Date:   Jan 9th, 2014
Location:   Magnum
Observation:   Magnum/PMS Obvious Signs of Instability Recent avalanches-none observed Sho >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 8th, 2014
Location:   Tenderfoot (with map)
Observation:   No signs of instability (except the avalanche), No shooting cracks, collapsing, >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 7th, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Toured up eddies today(1-7). surface snow started out quite saturated down low, >>>   View Complete

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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Field Observation
Date:   Jan 7th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability Recent Avalanches-none observed Shooting Cracks- >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Professional Observer: W. Wagner, Katie Johnston
Date:   Jan 6th, 2014
Location:   Raggedtop area (with map)
Observation:   Toured up into the Raggedtop zone to check on the snowpack structure in this p >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 5th, 2014
Location:   Seward Highway between Lips and Moose (with map)
Observation:   Observed multiple natural avalanches driving home Sunday. Forecaster note: T >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 5th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   Sunburst High Hazard Day-Avalanche Warning issued Obvious Signs of Instabil >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 4th, 2014
Location:   Tenderfoot (with map)
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability: Recent Avalanches-None observed Shooting Cracks- >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 4th, 2014
Location:   Manitoba - N Aspect (with map)
Observation:   Lots of wind and snow on Saturday on Manitoba, pretty nasty all together. I was >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 4th, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Regarding the Sunburst avalanche on Friday, 1/3. After watching seven people >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Jan 4th, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route: Travel from 1,000' to 2,500' in the Tincan tree area near the CFR avalan >>>   View Complete

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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: R. DiJulia & D. Harlos
Date:   Jan 3rd, 2014
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   We skinned up the NE facing ridge of Sunburst on Friday 1/3/14. There were 13 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Tincan Avalanche - Dog fatality
Date:   Jan 3rd, 2014
Location:   Lower CFR, West aspect (with map)
Observation:   Tincan avalanche, dog fully buried, presumed dead January 3rd, 2014 2:50pm >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Sarah Heck
Date:   Jan 3rd, 2014
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   My first day in Turny this season.... Skinning up Eddies ridge and third pers >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 3rd, 2014
Location:   Turnagain Pass - Second Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Date: 1-3-2013 Time: ~ 1330 Location: Turnagain Pass, Second Bowl Weather: Su >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2014
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   The avalanches on Tincan 1/2/14 occurred late in the day and were remotely trigg >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Jan 2nd, 2014
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability Recent Avalanches-YES-nothing on Sunburst but noti >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald/ Predeger
Date:   Dec 31st, 2013
Location:   Lynx Creek (with map)
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability: Recent avalanches-none observed Shooting Cracks- >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Miles Knotek
Date:   Dec 30th, 2013
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Signs of Instability: No shooting cracks or whoomphing observed. Small avalan >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: John Sykes, Wendy Wagner
Date:   Dec 30th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Creek, Main Bowl (with map)
Observation:   Route: Sunnyside uptrack to Seattle Ridge Obvious Signs of Instability: Rece >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Dec 29th, 2013
Location:   Notch Mtn - Girdwood (with map)
Observation:   >>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 29th, 2013
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge
Observation:   Obvious Signs Of Instability Recent Avalanches-none observed Shooting Cracks-n >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Danielle
Date:   Dec 28th, 2013
Location:   Corn Biscuit (with map)
Observation:   Toured up Cornbiscuit. Chose the first turnoff from the trailhead which resulte >>>   View Complete

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REGION: South Fork - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer: Trip Kinney
Date:   Dec 28th, 2013
Location:   Hiland Rd. Area (with map)
Observation:   Hiland Rd. area- Did a tour out from South Creek parking area. Temps in the mid >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Dec 28th, 2013
Location:   Raven Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Time: 1045 AM - 5 PM Route: East from the Lower Summit Lake pullout to the >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Romberg
Date:   Dec 28th, 2013
Location:   Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Toured up Magnum to see how much snow fell and how this, along with the warm up >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Eeva Latosuo
Date:   Dec 27th, 2013
Location:   United States (with map)
Observation:   AAS Level 1 class ventured through the alder bash to Sunburst treeline. The snow >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Anchorage - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer: Skip R
Date:   Dec 27th, 2013
Location:   Anchorage - Ptarmigan Pass (with map)
Observation:   See Snow Pilot jpg to view a quicky generalized profile. Skiing was acceptable >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald, Wagner
Date:   Dec 27th, 2013
Location:   Superbowl Avalanche
Observation:   Skier triggered avalanche in Super Bowl/South Side of Magnum Ridge Dec 26, 2013 >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 27th, 2013
Location:   Superbowl
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability Recent Avalanches-yes-see separate write up-skier >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 26th, 2013
Location:   Pastoral Pk
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability Recent avalanches-none observed Shooting cracks-n >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Kakiko Ramos-Leon
Date:   Dec 25th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Today in Tincan it was a noticeable inversion going. Below zero in the Parking l >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger/ Wright
Date:   Dec 24th, 2013
Location:   Seattle ridge- Repeat Offender (with map)
Observation:   No obvious signs of instability Recent avalanches-None observed today Collap >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: T. Glassett
Date:   Dec 24th, 2013
Location:   Birch Trees, Summit Lake (with map)
Observation:   see pics   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Dec 23rd, 2013
Location:   Magnum (with map)
Observation:   Below is a look at the human triggered avalanche on Magnum from 12/22, Sunday. >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Dec 23rd, 2013
Location:   Turnagain Pass and Summit Lake
Observation:   Below are several photos of fresh wind slab avalanches that released this morn >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Dec 22nd, 2013
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Time: 1100 AM - 5 PM Route: Eddies via lower lot, up the usual skin tra >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 22nd, 2013
Location:   Girdwood Valley (with map)
Observation:   Skied up to Ragged top bowl today after a good amount of trail finding and some >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 22nd, 2013
Location:   Tincan
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability Recent avalanches-none observed Collapsing/Whoo >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Johnston-Bloom
Date:   Dec 21st, 2013
Location:   Center Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Toured up to the SNOTEL on Center Ridge to clean off the sensors. Weather: O >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Dec 21st, 2013
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Time: 11:40 AM to 3:50 PM Route: Eddies, via lower lot (400') and N >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 20th, 2013
Location:   Tenderfoot Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Remotely triggered a small (~50 feet wide, crown height 8-12") slide on 30-35 >>>   View Complete


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1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 20th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   Obvious Signs Of Instability Recent Avalanches-yes. Shallow crowns (<18”? >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 20th, 2013
Location:   Eddies
Observation:   Caitlin and I got large whumphs on Eddies at treeline. The were XL when we were >>>   View Complete


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REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Predeger
Date:   Dec 17th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Sunny, cold (-9F at parking lot), wind 0-5mph. Signs of instability >>>   View Complete

No photo
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 16th, 2013
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   We had some propagation on roll overs. As I skied cut nothing was running but >>>   View Complete


5 images
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner
Date:   Dec 16th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Weather: Sunny, cold (single to minus single digits), calm wind. Signs of in >>>   View Complete

No photo
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 15th, 2013
Location:   Tin Can (with map)
Observation:   Tin-Can Tree line and below- good skiing, 15"-18", Old snow/New snow interface >>>   View Complete


3 images
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 15th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   South Avalanche was there when I arrived. Visible from parking lot. Hand test, >>>   View Complete


2 images
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 15th, 2013
Location:   Eddie's (with map)
Observation:   Time: 12:00 – 16:45 Sunday, December 15 Route: Eddies, starting at the >>>   View Complete

No photo
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 15th, 2013
Location:   tincan
Observation:   Went to tincan trees sunday after feeling like I was missing out . . . This w >>>   View Complete


1 image
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 15th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Red circle on left = very small avalanche triggered by first skier on slope to >>>   View Complete

No photo
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 15th, 2013
Location:   TinCan
Observation:   Nice light snow on top of the older ice crust. Skied down from the top - small >>>   View Complete


5 images
1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 15th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge
Observation:   Seattle Ridge Obvious Signs Of Instability Recent avalanches-YES Shooting >>>   View Complete

No photo
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 14th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Just some brief observations from the day up in the pass. A lot of new snow and >>>   View Complete

No photo
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Sarah Carter
Date:   Dec 14th, 2013
Location:   Lowers of Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Visibility limited. Calm down low, light east wind higher. -5C. 25cm HST, low de >>>   View Complete


4 images
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 14th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   A storm day trip up Tincan as far as visibility would allow. Which was not too >>>   View Complete


2 images
1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald, Wagner
Date:   Dec 12th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   With the knowledge of an approaching storm, we took a look at the current snow >>>   View Complete


1 image
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Bob Sutherland
Date:   Dec 8th, 2013
Location:   North Iditarod Trail from mile 72 1/2 trailhead (with map)
Observation:   Skied Iditarod Trail from mile 72.5 to 2nd or Southern Ingram creek crossing. >>>   View Complete


4 images
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald, Wagner
Date:   Dec 8th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge
Observation:   Went up to Seattle ridge today to check out snow coverage and snowpack structure >>>   View Complete


1 image
REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 8th, 2013
Location:   Crow Creek (with map)
Observation:   Toured up the bowl between ragged top and magpie yesterday, to the col that look >>>   View Complete


5 images
1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 7th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   A trip up to Tincan to see the extent of the recent warming event. Weather: >>>   View Complete


3 images
REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Dec 6th, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake (Tenderfoot Ridge) (with map)
Observation:   Snow was shallow and did not have a good base. Ground strikes were common eve >>>   View Complete


1 image
REGION: Other - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Dec 6th, 2013
Location:   Portage valley. Dreams of Brown moose approach
Observation:   Debris up to 6 feet deep on approach to Dreams of Brown Moose in Portage valley. >>>   View Complete


4 images
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Fitzgerald
Date:   Dec 5th, 2013
Location:   Turnagain Pass/Sunburst
Observation:   Obvious Signs of Instability No observed recent avalanche activity No shooting >>>   View Complete


3 images
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Keeler
Date:   Dec 2nd, 2013
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Toured up to Sunburst to take a look at the extent of the 'facet farming' occu >>>   View Complete


2 images
REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Nov 29th, 2013
Location:   Fresno Ridge/Colorado Peak (with map)
Observation:   Today I went up Fresno Ridge and found shallow snow and cold temperatures that >>>   View Complete


4 images
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Johnston-Bloom
Date:   Nov 28th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   A look at the Seattle Ridge side of Turnagain Pass. Weather: Clear and wind >>>   View Complete


1 image
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Sunburst snowpit profile
Date:   Nov 27th, 2013
Location:   Sunburst (with map)
Observation:   Sky conditions - nearly solid cloud layer at 3000-3500 feet. Intermittent fog. >>>   View Complete


2 images
REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 24th, 2013
Location:   Summit Pass (with map)
Observation:   Skier triggered avalanche on West facing aspect of sugar ridge at 3000'. Let l >>>   View Complete


1 image
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer:
Date:   Nov 23rd, 2013
Location:   Sunburst
Observation:   This photo was sent in to the Avalanche Center Saturday evening. Avalanche w >>>   View Complete


5 images
1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Moderow
Date:   Nov 23rd, 2013
Location:   Tincan and Turnagain Pass in general (with map)
Observation:   A drive along Turnagain Pass and a hike up to the skier triggered slide on Tinca >>>   View Complete

No photo
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 22nd, 2013
Location:   Tin can "common" (with map)
Observation:   Skier Triggered avalanche on tin can common bowl. Triggered by the fourth skier >>>   View Complete

No photo
REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Nov 21st, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake/Carter Lake Area (with map)
Observation:   Snow is dry and winds have picked up blowing snow at upper elevations. This n >>>   View Complete


2 images
1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Wright
Date:   Nov 20th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   A quick trip up to the Tincan Common Bowl area on Wednesday afternoon to asses >>>   View Complete


5 images
REGION: Summit
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 17th, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake Area, Tenderfooot Ridge United States (with map)
Observation:   Very Light snow from the Nov. 10th storm, looks as though its been through som >>>   View Complete

No photo
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 17th, 2013
Location:   Eddies (with map)
Observation:   Route: Eddies, starting on the Iditarod Historic Trail and reaching ~2800’ on >>>   View Complete


1 image
REGION: Hatcher Pass - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer:
Date:   Nov 17th, 2013
Location:   Hatcher Pass (with map)
Observation:   Experienced breakable melt freeze crust on South face of line up to 5,000 ft. Ap >>>   View Complete


2 images
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Andy Moderow
Date:   Nov 16th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   Route: Up to Tincan common from the Tincan Lot via the standard, west facing up >>>   View Complete


4 images
REGION: Turnagain
Public Observer: Bob Sutherland
Date:   Nov 16th, 2013
Location:   Iditarod trail, bathrooms to Ingram Creek (with map)
Observation:   Skied Iditarod Trail from bathrooms mile 69 to Ingram Creek overlook. 6 inches >>>   View Complete


5 images
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Nov 15th, 2013
Location:   Tincan (with map)
Observation:   No one out recreating in the Turnagain Pass area today. Which is not surprising >>>   View Complete


3 images
REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Nov 14th, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake Area (with map)
Observation:   Today warm temperatures were starting to melt the surface snow but the underly >>>   View Complete


3 images
1 Video
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wendy Wagner
Date:   Nov 12th, 2013
Location:   Tincan and Turnagain Pass in general (with map)
Observation:   Observations from the first clear day after the Nov. 10 storm that put down a >>>   View Complete


2 images
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Kevin Wright
Maynard mountain wind slabs
Date:   Nov 8th, 2013
Location:   Maynard mountain, Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   I had an opportunity to fly around our region on Friday, November 8th. Avalanch >>>   View Complete


2 images
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Latosuo
Date:   Nov 8th, 2013
Location:   Seattle Ridge (with map)
Observation:   A hiking mission up to the Seattle Ridge weather station to replace the wind s >>>   View Complete


3 images
REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Nov 7th, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake Area (Tenderfoot) (with map)
Observation:   Snow starts at around 2500ft give or take. Dusting to 5cm (2 inches) with very >>>   View Complete


2 images
REGION: Summit
Professional Observer: Alex McLain
Date:   Nov 7th, 2013
Location:   Summit Lake Area (with map)
Observation:   View from Tenderfoot Ridge both north and south.   View Complete


3 images
REGION: Turnagain
Professional Observer: Wagner, Predeger, Wright
Date:   Nov 6th, 2013
Location:   Turnagain Pass (with map)
Observation:   A few photos from a recon trip and various Forest Service duties at Turnagain >>>   View Complete


4 images
REGION: Anchorage - Outside Advisory Area
Public Observer: Dermott McHugh
O'Malley ridge
Date:   Nov 3rd, 2013
Location:   OMalley Ridge, Front Range (with map)
Observation:   While hiking in the Front Range of the Chugach, myself and my hiking partner tr >>>   View Complete

No photo
REGION: Girdwood
Public Observer:
Date:   Oct 23rd, 2013
Location:   Crow Pass area (with map)
Observation:   Just a few notes on ski conditions in the Crow Pass area. 1. The Crow Pass >>>   View Complete



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