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Current Avalanche Conditions

1 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2016

COPPER RIVER HIGHWAY AVALANCHE HAZARD

Current:                        Below Threshold

Outlook:                       The CRH avalanche season will begin again in December.

 

BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE HAZARD

Above Tree Line:          MODERATE  Use caution around cornices and steep loaded or sun baked slopes.

Tree Line:                     LOW Be wary of what is above.

Below Tree Line:          Below Threshold

 

The CRH avalanche season is officially over. While there is no snow below 1500 feet, much snow still exists in the upper mountains. Backcountry users should still use caution around cornices, glide cracks, and steep loaded unsupported slopes, especially during heavy rain or strong sunshine. The CRH avalanche season will begin again in December.

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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.

USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. THIS INFORMATION IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM DISCOMFORT, INJURY, OR DEATH, CLAIMS BY THIRD PARTIES OR FOR OTHER SIMILAR COSTS, OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE INFORMATION.

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