10 a.m. May 8, 2017
COPPER RIVER HIGHWAY AVALANCHE HAZARD
Current: Below threshold.
Outlook: The CRH avalanche season is over until December.
BACKCOUNTRY AVALANCHE HAZARD
Above Tree Line: MODERATE Use caution around steep unsupported slopes and cornices.
Tree Line: LOW Be wary of what is above.
Below Tree Line: Below threshold.
The Copper River Highway avalanche season is over. Backcountry users should still use caution in the upper mountains, especially during strong sunshine or after heavy rain. The avalanche season will begin again in December.
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Steve “Hoots” Witsoe
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