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Check out our Calendar Page for upcoming events, workshops and avalanche courses. CNFAIC will be hosting several FREE evening talks on different topics along with a couple FREE avalanche rescue hands-on workshops! Also listed are professional avalanche courses by the Alaska Avalanche School and GET the GEAR and GET the TRAINING!!
Turnagain Advisory
Sunday, December 17th 2017
The avalanche danger is CONSIDERABLE in the Alpine elevation for triggering a 2-4'+ slab avalanche breaking near the ground. The danger is more pronounced in regions of the forecast zone that did not receive significant snow during the past 2 weeks, such as areas on the South end of Turnagain Pass. Careful snowpack evaluation and conservative decision-making is essential while we gather more information. In addition, there is a MODERATE avalanche danger at all elevations above 1,000' where triggering a lingering 1-2' thick wind slab or storm slab is possible. Cornice falls are also possible for those traveling along ridgelines. There is no hazard below 1,000' due to lack of snow. …
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Summit Weekly Summary
Saturday, December 16th 2017
ARCHIVED ADVISORY - Advisories expire after 24 hours.
Dangerous avalanche conditions are expected in the upper elevations of the Kenai Mountains and in the Summit Lake area this week. New snow Friday night into Saturday could form touchy wind slabs 1-2' thick and shallower soft slabs at all elevations, including lower elevations slopes where new snow is sitting on crusts. At the upper elevations, weak faceted snow is sitting near the ground and under the new snow accumulated from the past two weeks. Triggering a slab avalanche that breaks near th …
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