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Nov 20th, 2016    Public Observer
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Nov 21st, 2016    Heather Thamm
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Nov 20th, 2016    Johnston-Bloom / Moderow
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Announcements

It's our third annual Snowball! This year, the 49th State Brewing Co Anchorage will be gracious enough to host us. We will be featuring music by Sassafrass, craft beer, door prizes, raffle drawing, and silent auction. All proceeds to benefit Alaska Avalanche School and Friends of the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center. Come out, have some fun, and win some prizes- all in the honor of avalanche awareness and education! $25- tickets include one free drink before 9pm. Tickets available here.
Turnagain Advisory
Tuesday, February 21st 2017
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
There is a MODERATE avalanche danger on all aspects above 1,500' where triggering a slab avalanche 2-3' thick is possible on slopes steeper than 35 degrees and could have high consiquences. In addition there are a handful of other avalanche concerns to be aware of including fresh shallow wind slabs, cornice fall and loose snow point releases. Also its worth mentioning that a glide crack has opened up on Seattle Ridge and continues to creep open on Repeat Offender. Be aware of it and limit time below if you are near the uptrack.  Below 1,500' there is a LOW danger where triggering an avalanche is unlikely due to a snowpack consisting of hard crusts. In Summit Lake, Girdwood, and near Johnson Pass triggering a deeper more dangerous avalanche near the ground is still possible but will be ha …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Saturday, February 18th 2017
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
Elevated avalanche danger exists today (Saturday) and dangerous avalanche conditions could persist through the week in the Summit Lake Zone. Sunday Feb12th through Feb 14th a warm storm front quickly rolled into the area bringing temperatures up into the mid 30F’s with rain/snow line estimated around ~2100’. A breakable crust was formed to this elevation. Temperatures cooled later in the week along with an additional 9” of snowfall recorded at the Summit Lake SNOTEL. In the alpine a total …
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