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White Heat Project seeks your input: The aim of the White Heat Project is to generate new and usable knowledge on risk-taking behavior, and on factors behind decision errors in avalanche terrain in particular. The White Heat Sleds project is an extension to the previous "SkiTracks" project, and is a collaboration between a group of researchers around the world. More info here:
Turnagain Advisory
Tuesday, April 24th 2018
The avalanche danger in the Alpine is HIGH today due to snow, rain and strong winds impacting the area. Natural storm slab avalanches are very likely. Below 2500' the danger is CONSIDERABLE, wet snow avalanches are likely. In addition, watch for cornice falls along ridgelines.  Portage Valley hikers:  Avalanche danger exists along popular hiking areas such as those accessed from Byron Glacier trail. Over 3" of rain has fallen in the past 48 hrs in Portage.  WEDNESDAY AVALANCHE OUTLOOK:No avalanche forecast will be issued tomorrow, Wednesday April 25th. Extra caution is advised. Triggering a slab avalanche in the Alpine and/or a wet loose avalanche at Treeline will remain likely.  …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Friday, April 13th 2018
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
We are no longer issuing weekly Summit Lake snowpack summaries for 2017/18; however, this does not mean that the avalanche season has ended - see below for some SPRINGTIME TIPS to review. Keep tabs on the Turnagain Pass advisory page as well as the Summit Lake area observations. We will be posting daily Turnagain advisories until April 15th and then switching to 4 days a week until our final advisory on April 28th. We will continue to post observations as long as you keep sending them in! L …
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