Mon, November 14, 2022

Southcentral Avalanche Workshop – Recording Posted!

A big THANK YOU to all the wonderful presenters, sponsors, and volunteers at the 2022 Southcentral Alaska Avalanche Workshop!!
The recordings have been posted at: as well as linked below. Check them out – chances are you may know a presenter or two. 
Speaker List:

Morning Session – link: MORNING PRESENTATIONS
1- Avalanche Transceiver Interference
Doug Latimer and Ivars Finvers, Alpine Club of Canada Lead Winter Guide

2- Change Your Lenses; Cultivating Intellectual Humility
Amy Pertuz, Silverton Mountain Ski Patrol, Guide, Avalanche Forecaster

3- A Pattern of Deep Persistent Slabs in the Washington Cascades, and Decision Making Strategies for Them
Matt Primomo, Northwest Avalanche Center

4- Avalanche modeling for Door 4 RACS placements
Matt McKee, Alaska Railroad Avalanche Program
Katreen Wickstrom-Jones, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys

5- Automated Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES) Mapping
John Sykes, Chugach NF Avalanche Center and Simon-Fraser University

Afternoon Session – link:  AFTERNOON PRESENTATIONS
1- A case study of the Hatcher Pass 2022 Valentine’s Storm Cycle
Allie Barker, Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center
Kyle Van Peursem, NWS Alaska-Pacific River Forecast Center in Anchorage

2- The Story of the Hiland Road Avalanche
Trip Kinney, Arctic Valley Ski Patrol

3- An Analysis of a Close Call on Eddie’s Ridge
Mike Welch, Chugach Powder Guides, Alyeska Ski Patrol, Sundog Ski Guides
George Creighton, Chugach Powder Guides and Alaska Avalanche School

4- NWS Season Outlook/ Avalanche Fx products
Carson Jones, National Weather Service

5- Community Snow Observations
Gabe Wolken, Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys and Climate Adaptation Science Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks

7- Updates from Avalanche Centers in Alaska
Hatcher Pass, Valdez, Haines, Coastal Alaska, Cordova, Eastern Alaska Range, Chugach National Forest