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Issued
Thu, October 9th, 2014 - 7:00AM
Expires
Fri, October 10th, 2014 - 7:00AM
Forecaster
Wendy Wagner
Avalanche risk The Bottom Line

The 2014/2015 winter season is on the doorstep!!

Snow is beginning to dust the mountains and accumulate in parts of the upper elevations.  

The Avalanche Center will start to gear up during the later part of October. In the meantime, the observation page is ALWAYS open for business. If you are out and about send us a photo, let us know how much snow is out there,  etc  HERE.

Events coming up:

October 17th:    “Days Of My Youth” ski movie !! Two shows, 7 and 9pm – details HERE.

November 7th:    Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop. A gathering of snow professionals for a day of learning, presentation, discussion and networking: akavalancheworkshop.org

November 8th – 10th:  Alaska Winter Weather Forecasting Course. An  amazing, and intense, mountain weather course taught by a former Alaska avalanche forecaster and current mountain meteorologist Jim Woodmencey!    http://alaskaavalanche.com/  

November 13th:  Join F-CNFAIC for our 6th Annual Fundraiser featuring Luc Mehl! Details HERE.

November 20th:  Winter Project World Premiere!!  

Keep tabs on weather conditions  HERE and how things look at Turnagain Pass with the  AKDOT’s webcams!

Remember, if there is enough snow to play on, there is enough snow to slide.

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Thu, October 9th, 2014
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Updated Wed, June 01st, 2022

Status of riding areas across the Chugach NF is managed by the Glacier and Seward Ranger Districts, not avalanche center staff. Riding area information is posted as a public service to our users and updated based on snow depth and snow density to prevent resource damage at trailhead locations. Riding area questions contact: mailroom_r10_chugach@fs.fed.us

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This is a general backcountry avalanche advisory issued for Turnagain Arm with Turnagain Pass as the core advisory area. This advisory does not apply to highways, railroads or operating ski areas.