Please take a minute to read Graham Predeger’s article below addressing this winter’s expected increase in backcountry use and how we might be able to make the best of it!
If you missed our live Zoom CNFAIC Forecaster Chat on Dec 1st, check it out on the link below! Big thank you to Kyle Van Peursem for being our guest start and sharing his weather knowledge for how to find our perfect powder day.
Missed the event? Or want share what you learned with a friend? Click HERE for the link to the event recording. The 2020 Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop is going virtual this fall. Mark your calendars for the afternoon of Friday, November 6th (2-5pm). Details, registration and schedule available at akavalancheworkshop.org. Hope to see you all
The mountains are getting whiter and that means the CNFAIC is getting ready for another fantastic winter season! The Avalanche Center will begin issuing intermittent snow, weather and avalanche updates as conditions warrant through mid-November. Daily avalanche forecasts are planned to begin during Thanksgiving weekend – pending an unseasonable chilly fall, which might demand an earlier start.
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