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May 26, 2022
Weather sunny, about 60 degrees F, moderate wind. Hiked up Harp Mountain ridge from Hiland trailhead. Skied down large strip of snow just to lookers right of center of the bowl.  [ Read More ]
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Apr 27, 2022
Road obs  [ Read More ]
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Slab avalanche on lower side of main face of Flattop. Seen from neighborhood below.  [ Read More ]
Attempted full Eklutna Traverse. Throughout April 25-26, frequent underfoot whumpfing at all angles, including flat terrain. About 1 foot of fresh snow. Dug numerous pits in flat terrain on glacier and multiple pits on west facing aspects of slopes ranging from 10-20 degrees around 5,000 to 5,800 feet. Pits consistently CT4 to 8, sudden collapse,  [ Read More ]
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Apr 23, 2022
Anchorage Nordic Ski Patrol – Backcountry Patrol at Glen Alps. Climbed west around blueberry hill to the south facing aspect overlooking rabbit creek. Spent some time in the enjoying the sun and watching runners up to Flattop. Dug one pit on the southwest facing aspect then skied that aspect. Ski penetration was getting deeper so  [ Read More ]