Don't miss out on the 7th Annual SAAW (Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop) that is coming to UAA, Cuddy Hall on Friday Nov 8 from 9am - 4:30pm. Guest speakers include Ken Wylie from Canada and Jamie Yount from the Colorado Department of Transportation. Details found at the workshop website: See you there!
Turnagain Advisory
Friday, October 11th 2019
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
  WELCOME to the 2019/2020 winter season!! The snow-line is creeping down the mountainsides and that means the CNFAIC is getting ready for another fantastic winter season! Office doors open at the Avalanche Center in Girdwood during the last week in October. We will be issuing intermittent snow, weather and avalanche updates as conditions warrant through mid-November. Daily avalanche forecasts are planned to begin during Thanksgiving weekend - unless we are blessed with abundant early season snowfall, demanding an earlier start. *Don't forget to keep tabs on current events/information on Facebook and Instagram!!* Early season snow lovers:  Please send us your snow/avalanche reports so we can post them on our observation page! Simply click 'submit observation' under the Observation tab above. This is a huge benefit for the community and our forecasters.   Remember, early season avalanches happen. Snow has already fallen at Hatcher Pass and the upper Girdwood Valley. A very shallow ...
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