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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
Tue, June 23, 2020
CNFAIC is hiring an avalanche forecaster!
The Chugach National Forest, Glacier Ranger District is currently seeking applicants for a GS1341-07 Meteorological Technician (CNFAIC Avalanche Specialist). This is a full-time  seasonal position with a minimum 5 month guaranteed tour between November and April. The duty station is located in Girdwood, AK. The vacancy announcement will be advertised as a DEMO announcement (all candidates) and will be posted at All potential applicants who respond to this outreach will be sent the link to the vacancy announcement when...
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...
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