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Avalanche Forecast
Avalanche risk Turnagain Pass
Issued Sat, April 25th, 2020
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
05/06/20 Girdwood Avalanche: Upper Crow Creek Road
05/06/20 Turnagain Avalanche: Pastoral Peak, north face
04/25/20 Hatcher Pass Avalanche: arc angel valley
04/25/20 Hatcher Pass Avalanche: Top of the world
04/19/20 Hatcher Pass Avalanche: Goldmint
04/18/20 Chugach State Park Avalanche: Harp Mountain
04/18/20 Girdwood Avalanche: Several avalanches near Hibbs Peak & near Girdwood
04/17/20 Hatcher Pass Avalanche: Reed lakes trail/snowbird mine
04/16/20 Girdwood Avalanche: Goat Mountain
04/16/20 Hatcher Pass Avalanche: Road Observation – Skyscraper
Mon, April 27, 2020
The 2019/20 forecast season is over – THANK YOU for tuning in!
The CNFAIC has wrapped up operations and will no longer be posting conditions updates. Thank you to everyone for tuning in!! It was an interestingly chilly winter with many cold outflow wind events and a snowpack which struggled to stay near 50% of normal. Please see more in our Annual Report, which can be found HERE. Although the forecast season has finished, the avalanche season has not  – please see HERE for some  SPRINGTIME AVALANCHE TIPS!!   Current conditions? Keep tabs on...
Mon, March 30, 2020
CNFAIC suspends backcountry avalanche forecasts until further notice
Official USFS and CNFAIC Press Statement: The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center (CNFAIC) is suspending backcountry avalanche forecasts and field operations beginning Monday, March 30th until further notice. This decision is in response to the State of Alaska’s COVID-19 Health Mandates that are now in effect and their impact on CNFAIC field operations. This decision is not taken lightly. As an organization built upon promoting public safety, the CNFAIC priority at this time is maintaining the health and well-being...
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