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Feb 7th, 2015    Moderow
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Feb 12th, 2015    H.Thamm
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Feb 17th, 2015    H.Thamm/T.Glassett
Skier triggered avalanches on Tincan on Feb.17     Click for details.
Feb 26th, 2015    Predeger/ Wagner/ May
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Feb 27th, 2015    Fitzgerald
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Announcements

The Cantwell avalanche accident report is finished. Please take a few minutes to read and share this with your crew. Some valuable lessons to be learned in light of this tragic accident, no matter what your mode of travel is in the backcountry. A huge thanks to the witnesses/rescuers for sharing this story with the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Center.
Turnagain Advisory
Sunday, March 29th 2015
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
There is a MODERATE avalanche danger today at all elevations and aspects. With 5-7" of new snow and moderate Easterly winds in the forecast above 2,500', fresh wind slab avalanches will be possible to trigger on windloaded slopes over 35 degrees. These slabs are expected to be in the 8-12" thick range. Additionally, wet loose avalanches are possible on steep (> 40 degree) slopes below 2,500'. Lastly, cornices are growing by the day and minimizing time underneath them and avoiding walking on them is key. …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Saturday, March 28th 2015
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
----------Special Announcement---------This will be the final weekly summary for Summit Lake of the 2014-2015 season.  We will update this page as needed (i.e. storms, avalanche cycles).  A season wrap up including weather history and springtime tips will be posted soon. This past week brought little in the way of change to the snowpack around Summit Lake.  Coverage remains thin to non existent below 2,000’.  A storm that brought 1-2’ of snow to Turnagain and Girdwood deposited only 2” …
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