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Nov 17, 2021
Raggedtop up track to 2400ft, dug a pit in a protected area to keep ourselves out of the wind chill. This makes the pit profile not entirely representative, as the wind was active in most other areas, having more and more impact as we climbed higher.  [ Read More ]
Slide paths just south of Peterson Creek on the Seward Higway released and put a large amount of debris into the lagoons next to the road. DOT confirmed slides came down Sun AM during peak precipitation rates.  [ Read More ]
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Oct 7, 2021
Toured up to the Jewel glacier today. Observed multiple whumpfs just below the glacier and on the glacier. Triggered the little slide in the pictures just below the glacier when exiting to the lookers right (common exit for the Jewel Glacier). The first skier skied down without incident, the second skier veered left and whoop  [ Read More ]
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Oct 6, 2021
While two hikers were on their way down from the Crow Pass Cabin, heading toward Girdwood, near the Crow Pass Trail, one hiker triggered an avalanche, was caught and almost completely buried, then recovered quickly by their partner. The following is a first hand account that was posted on the Crow Pass Trail facebook page  [ Read More ]
Skied the Jewel Glacier. New snow (1-1.5 feet settled) from the last storm, Lots of point release avalanches that probably occurred during the storm. powder snow on the glacier. good skiing.  [ Read More ]