Tag: avalanche

Deadliest day

Thursday marks the 20th anniversary of the deadliest recreation-related avalanche in Alaska history, and in the days leading up to it the state has suffered the first two avalanche deaths of the 2018-2019 […]

Moto-roulette

Sunny weather brought snowmachine riders out to play in Alaska’s Turnagain Pass over the weekend. Thankfully no one died in the tumble of human-triggered avalanches that followed.   The Chugach National Forest […]

Danger times

Just about this time last year, the Kenai Mountains claimed the life of 29-year-old Tyler Kloos in an avalanche, and on Thursday Chugach National Forest Service officials were warning of danger building again […]

Warm-aska

Here we go again Alaska, if weather guru Judah Cohen of Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER) has it right. Get out the rain gear and the cleats for those walkways and roads […]

Stay home!

Winds that gusted to near 100 mph in the Kenai Mountains south of Anchorage on Thursday had died down by this  morning and heavy snows were easing, but the Chugach National Forest […]

Avalanche death

A highly experienced and well-known Anchorage skier has been identified by Alaska State Troopers as the man killed in a pre-Thanksgiving Day avalanche about 60 miles north of the state’s largest city. […]