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Avalanche Forecast
Avalanche risk Turnagain Pass
Issued Sun, March 29th, 2020
Generally safe avalanche conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features.
Recent Observations
Date Region Location
03/28/20 Hatcher Pass Avalanche: Gov’t Peak south face
03/28/20 Chugach State Park Avalanche: Falls Creek
03/27/20 Hatcher Pass Observation: 4068
03/27/20 Hatcher Pass Observation: Marmot
03/26/20 Turnagain Avalanche: Tincan – Proper (SW facing)
03/26/20 Girdwood Avalanche: Raggedtop (lower easterly aspect)
03/26/20 Turnagain Avalanche: Seattle Ridge
03/26/20 Chugach State Park Avalanche: Bird Ridge
03/25/20 Turnagain Avalanche: Sunburst Uptrack @ 2000′
03/25/20 Chugach State Park Avalanche: Williwaw Lakes, Chugach Front Range
Sun, March 29, 2020
Note from an ER doc to the backcountry community
A note from an ER doc to the ski and snowmachine community: Thanks CNFAIC for doing such a great job not only forecasting but also promoting social responsibility. You are amazing. So why does this social distancing thing matter, and why should young healthy skiers and snowmachiners care? And for that matter old healthy skiers and snowmachiners? The short version: This is real. Skiers travel and congregate in groups. So do riders. That is how coronavirus is spread. More people...
Thu, March 26, 2020
“Hunker Down” avalanche education resources for adults and kids
As we all hunker down to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and perhaps binge on screen time, we thought it could be a great opportunity to share some online avalanche education resources.  If you have other resources that you think we should add, please send us an email at Stay safe and stay healthy. [caption id="attachment_23234" align="aligncenter" width="640"] We all love snow and this is great time to learn more about it from home. Here is a capped...
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