News


Sun, December 26, 2021

ARE YOU BEEPING? Turnagain Pass signs are up!

As of late December, 2021 both of the Turnagain Pass 'Are You Beeping' signs, funded through a ConocoPhillips grant, have been installed. Yay!! One is just outside the motorized parking lot and the other is just outside the Tincan parking lot. These signs are solar powered and operate an automated avalanche beacon checker. Check out the videos to see how they work. Over the past couple years, there have been several public requests to bring this popular backcountry sign to...

Wed, December 22, 2021

Become a Friends Member today and get a chance to win!!

Check it out - a chance to win a free airbag pack, skis, or a heli day with CPG by becoming a member of the F-CAC during the holidays!   To show appreciation for our current members and individuals that become members by January 10th, we will have a drawing for the following items: -Armada Tracer 108 skis, 172cm length, from Ski AK -Women’s 30L Osprey Sopris Pro Avy Airbag pack from Alaska Mountaineering and Hiking (AMH) -Friends of the Chugach Avalanche...

Mon, December 13, 2021

NEW- Kenai Peninsula Winter Recreation Map

Ever wondered where exactly certain winter use boundaries lie on the Kenai? For example, where are the lines between the motorized and non-motorized zones? Check it out! The Chugach National Forest has just come out with a great tool for winter recreationalists. It's all free, you simply use the Avenza app and download the map! See the Chugach National Forest's official site HERE. You can even download specific areas. Example of zoomed in map. Pretty slick!

Wed, December 01, 2021

Avalanche Education Scholarships – Deadline Dec 15th!

Avalanche education is critical for backcountry travel. Scholarships are available. The application deadline has been extended to December 15. See more details on the scholarships page and apply.

Wed, November 17, 2021

Recording for the 2021 Southcentral AK Avalanche Workshop is up!

If you missed the Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop (SAAW 2021) last Friday, the recording is up! More details about who and when folks are speaking can be found at akavalancheworkshop.org.  It can make it a bit easier when navigating through this 4.5 hour youtube vid.