Avalanche Forecast
Avalanche risk Turnagain Pass
Issued Mon, November 11th, 2019
A current avalanche forecast has not been issued.
Recent Observations
Date Region Location
11/10/19 Portage / Placer Observation: upper 20 mile
11/10/19 Turnagain Observation: Main parking lot at Seward Hwy MP 68
11/09/19 Girdwood Observation: Jewel Glacier, Girdwood Valley
11/09/19 Hatcher Pass Avalanche: Rae Wallace > Marmot
11/06/19 Hatcher Pass Observation: Birthday Pass Area
11/06/19 Hatcher Pass Observation: Microdot south face
11/03/19 Hatcher Pass Observation: April Bowl, Hatch Peak
11/02/19 Hatcher Pass Observation: Rae Wallace Bowl and Subridge above sledding hill
11/02/19 Hatcher Pass Avalanche: Hatch Peak
11/01/19 Hatcher Pass Observation: Independence Mine
Tue, November 05, 2019
What? A new website!?
That's right! You may have noticed there's a fresh new look and features on the CNFAIC website. Even more exciting is how easy and mobile friendly it is. We have been working to kick off winter 19/20 with this big web 'revamp' and we're very proud to show it off! What's new? WEATHER STATION MAP! See where each station is located and click for a quick look at the hourly data. WEATHER Page find the popular 'weather station list' for...
Tue, October 01, 2019
Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop scheduled for Nov 8th, 2019
Mark your calendars for Friday, November 8th! The 7th Annual SAAW (Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop) will be again starting off our winter season. Guest speakers will include Ken Wylie from Canada and Jamie Yount from the Colorado Department of Transportation. Details found at the workshop website:  akavalancheworkshop.org.
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Upcoming Events
November 14 @ 8:00 pm
Snow Stories 2.0Bear Tooth Theatrepub
Get stoked and savvy for snow! Alaskans ROMAN DIAL, LEIGHAN FALLEY, PAUL THACKER, KELLIE OKONEK, and CARL TOBIN, with emcee BROOKE EDWARDS, are serving up stories of their lessons learned that you should Know Before You Go explore and enjoy the backcountry this winter. The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Info Center (CNFAIC) helps save lives...
November 21 @ 5:30 pm
Save a life – Snowmachine specific avalanche awarenessAMDS
Join CNFAIC forecasters on Thursday, Nov 21st at Alaska Mining and Diving Supply in Anchorage!...
December 3 @ 6:30 pm
Forecasting snow and avalanches at Turnagain PassSki AK
Join CNFAIC forecaster Wendy Wagner at Ski AK on Tuesday, December 3rd for an informal discussion on forecasting snow and avalanches (and yes rain too…) for the Turnagain Pass region. ...
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