Avalanche Forecast
Avalanche risk Turnagain Pass
Issued Wed, February 8th, 2023
Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern.
ARCHIVED FORECAST - All forecasts expire after 24 hours from the posting date/time.
Recent Observations
Date Region Location
02/08/23 Turnagain Observation: Eddie’s
02/08/23 Seward Avalanche: Carter lake
02/07/23 Turnagain Observation: Seattle Ridge
02/07/23 Turnagain Avalanche: Pete’s North
02/06/23 Summit Observation: Fresno
02/06/23 Other Regions Observation: Johnson Pass to Bench Lake
02/06/23 Hatcher Pass Observation: Microdot
02/05/23 Summit Avalanche: Raven Ridge
02/05/23 Chugach State Park Avalanche: Rabbit lake trail below Ptarmigan Pass
02/05/23 Summit Avalanche: Tenderfoot
Wed, November 23, 2022
The Avalanche Problem Rose
The problem rose is a new addition to our forecasts this season. Many avalanche centers in the lower 48 have been using this tool for a while now, and we are going to try adding it to our toolbox. Our plan is to try using the rose this season, then reassess at the end of the year and decide how well it worked. *We will need your feedback! Please send comments to staff@chugachavalanche.org. The rose is structured by two main...
Mon, November 14, 2022
Southcentral Avalanche Workshop – Recording Posted!
A big THANK YOU to all the wonderful presenters, sponsors, and volunteers at the 2022 Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop!!   The recordings have been posted at: akavalancheworkshop.org. as well as linked below. Check them out - chances are you may know a presenter or two.    Speaker List: Morning Session – link: MORNING PRESENTATIONS1- Avalanche Transceiver InterferenceDoug Latimer and Ivars Finvers, Alpine Club of Canada Lead Winter Guide 2- Change Your Lenses; Cultivating Intellectual HumilityAmy Pertuz, Silverton Mountain Ski Patrol, Guide,...
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Upcoming Events
December 15, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Forecaster Chat #1Alaska Mountaineering and Hiking
Come join us at Alaska Mountaineering and Hiking on Thursday, December 15th from 7-8 pm for our first forecaster chat with John Sykes. Admission is free! The forecaster chat will focus on answering...
January 7
Avalanche Rescue Skills Practice – Jan 7Glen Alps
The Anchorage Nordic Ski Patrol, with help from the Chugach NF Avalanche Center, will be providing a FREE of charge avalanche rescue clinic at Glen Alps in the Anchorage Front Range. ...
January 19 @ 5:30 pm
Forecaster Chat #2Girdwood Brewing Company
Join us at the Girdwood Brewing Co. from 5:30-7:00 p.m. for the second Forecaster Chat of the season. CNFAIC forecaster Andrew Schauer will open the night with an overview of...
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