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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
Sunday, March 18th 2018
The avalanche danger is MODERATE above 1000' on all aspects and CONSIDERABLE on all aspects below 1000'. Triggering a large, dangerous slab avalanche 2-4+’ thick is possible on all aspects above 1000' and likely below 1000' due to three days above freezing in that elevation band. Pay attention to daily warming and changing snow conditions. Remote triggering is possible. Evaluate terrain consequences and practice safe travel protocol.  Dangerous avalanche conditions also exist in Summit Lake, check out the most recent Summit snowpack and avalanche summary if you are headed South of Turnagain Pass.   …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Saturday, March 17th 2018
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
***Due to dangerous avalanche conditions across the region. The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center has issued a Special Avalanche Bulletin through the weekend for Turnagain Pass and the Kenai and Western Chugach Mountains in and around Eastern Turnagain Arm.  Stormy weather last weekend brought 1-2 feet of snow and strong winds to Summit Area. The new snow fell onto the thin Summit snowpack and formed a slab over many persistent weak layers, creating a dangerous avalanche pr …
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