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Current Avalanche Conditions

10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, 2014

COPPER RIVER HIGHWAY AVALANCHE HAZARD

Current:                        Below Threshold.   

Outlook:                       The CRH avalanche season is officially over.

 

BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE HAZARD

Above Tree Line:          MODERATE Avoid cornices, glide cracks, and steep loaded slopes.

Tree Line:                     LOW  Be wary of large paths.

Below Tree Line:          Below Threshold.

 

The Copper River Highway avalanche season is officially over, as there is no longer enough snow to affect the highway. Backcountry users should continue to use caution above tree line. Small to medium sized avalanches may occur as our spring shed continues. Avoid cornices, glide cracks, and steep loaded slopes during the heat of the day.

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Steve “Hoots” Witsoe

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Backcountry forecasts sponsored by:

Alaska Avalanche Information Center

For more avalanche information from around Alaska visit:

http://www.alaskasnow.org/avalanche-bulletins/

 

Current avalanche activity is an important factor in avalanche forecasting. Please report all observed avalanche activity.

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