3.14.19 Snow Report

  Hey snow lovers! The Alaska Avalanche Information Center here with your weekly Snow Riders report thanks to Kendall Toyota of Anchorage and Classic Country Legends 100.9. Watch for warmer temperatures with periods of snow and rain this weekend across south central Alaska. Wind slab avalanches have been observed this week in Hatcher Pass. Forecasters […]

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Haines local killed in avalanche while snowboarding

Details of the Incident: A call to Haines Police was received at 12:44pm reporting an avalanche burial of a 34-year-old male. A companion rescue was performed and the victim was recovered in 7-8 minutes. CPR was performed on-site. He did not survive his injuries. Haines Search and Rescue, Police, Fire Department, and Alaska State Troopers […]

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Anchorage man killed in avalanche on the Kenai Peninsula

An avalanche caught and buried a backcountry snowboarder. His two companions recovered him from under 6 feet of avalanche debris and performed CPR, but he did not survive. One companion returned to the trailhead where he had cell phone coverage and called authorities around 6:30 PM. Search and Rescue recovered the body at 8:15 PM  […]

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3.7.19 Snow Report

  Hey snow lovers! The Alaska Avalanche Information Center here with your weekly winter fun report thanks to ABC Motorhomes and Country Legends. Warm temperatures and sunny days are helping to consolidate the snowpack across south central. This weekend look for mild temperatures and more new snow. Forecasters have noted increased strength in the snowpack, […]

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2.28.19 Snow Report

  Hey snow lovers! The Alaska Avalanche Information Center is here with your weekly snow report thanks to Kendall Toyota of Anchorage and Country Legends. Snowmachine trails throughout southcentral are open, check the Mat Su Borough Trails and Alaska State Parks websites for the latest updates on closures and grooming. Forecasters across the state have […]

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