Nov 8th, 2014    ADOT&PF
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We will begin to issue intermittent advisories on Saturday Nov. 22nd. Once the snow begins to fly in earnest, daily 7am advisories will start. Do your snow dance!!
Turnagain Advisory
Tuesday, November 25th 2014
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
The avalanche danger is LOW at and above treeline elevations today.  There still exists a possibility to trigger a wind slab in isolated terrain features, particularly in the higher elevations.  These wind slabs are variable in depth, and at the mid-elevations are resting on a slick rain crust. The continued lack of snow coverage results in no rating at our lower elevation band below about 1500’.  Another real hazard today deals with the potential for injury from collision with shallowly buried stumps, rocks and other hazards given the early season snowpack. The next advisory will be Thursday morning (Thanksgiving Day!) at 7am.  Outlook for Wednesday: With high pressure building into south-central Alaska today and through Wednesday, the weather and resulting avalanche conditions are …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Saturday, November 22nd 2014
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
Ski season in the Summit Lake area awaits. Except for maybe a few folks venturing to the upper elevations that harbor a bit of snow. In general, the Summit Lake area has received very little snow compared to Turnagain Pass. However, away from the road to the East there is much uncertainty as to if and how much snow has fallen in the past two days.  After a wet avalanche and glide avalanche cycle that occurred over a week ago (Nov. 7th-Nov. 12th), there has been no new avalanche activity repor …
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