Avalanche Forecast
Avalanche risk Turnagain Pass
Issued Mon, October 4th, 2021
A current avalanche forecast has not been issued.
ARCHIVED FORECAST - All forecasts expire after 24 hours from the posting date/time.
Recent Observations
Date Region Location
10/17/21 Turnagain Observation: Sunburst
10/16/21 Turnagain Avalanche: Hippie Bowl & North bowl(Todd’s)
10/16/21 Chugach State Park Avalanche: S face of the ramp
10/16/21 Chugach State Park Observation: Arctic Valley – South Aspect of Gordon Lyon
10/16/21 Turnagain Observation: Tincan Peak
10/16/21 Turnagain Observation: Tincan
10/16/21 Hatcher Pass Observation: Snowbird Glacier
10/15/21 Chugach State Park Observation: Blueberry Knoll-Flattop area
10/14/21 Observation: Marmot SW Face, Glide avy’s observed in area
10/13/21 Summit Observation: Butch Peak
News
Sun, September 26, 2021
Winter is on its way!
The days are getting shorter and the mountains whiter...that must mean the 2021/22 winter season is near! Here are a few early season updates from the Chugach NF Avalanche Center: The Avalanche Center will begin issuing intermittent snow, weather and avalanche updates as conditions warrant from mid/late October through mid November. Daily avalanche forecasts are planned to begin around Thanksgiving week – pending an unseasonable chilly fall, which might demand an earlier start. Early season skier/boarder/hikers/hunters/and anyone getting out in...
Tue, April 27, 2021
Tips for Navigating the Backcountry in the Springtime
Spring has made a dramatic appearance in Southcentral Alaska, which means we are in the midst of a transition from a winter snowpack to a warm and wet spring snowpack. Managing springtime avalanche problems can be tricky, with conditions often changing from stable to dangerous within a matter of hours. Some of the factors contributing to the unique set of challenges in the springtime– long days and warmer temperatures– also make this one of the best times of the year...
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Upcoming Events
November 12 @ 12:00 pm
Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop – Nov 12, Virtual
TICKETS are on sale!! The 2021 Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop (SAAW) will be going virtual again this fall. Mark your calendars for the afternoon of Friday, November 12th (noon-415pm). Details, registration, and schedule available at akavalancheworkshop.org. Hope to see you all there! Quick link to purchase tickets is HERE!...
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