Tag: Chugach National Forest

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 […]

All cracked up

  Before ice-covered Portage Lake east of  Alaska’s largest city came alive this week, skater Paxson Woelber heard the ominous crack of a glacier near its head as did the acquaintance standing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Go play

With less than five weeks to go until the first day of spring, winter has finally arrived on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, though the wilderness playground south of the state’s largest city remains […]