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Forecast Center Observation

Date2019-03-30
LocationCordova
ObserverRyan Tansey
AvalancheN

General Observations

A friend and I spent three days skiing Kalhabuk Mountain in the Brooks Range (Wiseman, AK).  Since there’s no Brooks Range observation page and I’ve received a number of questions about the conditions from EARAC folks, I figured I’d post our report here.  The skiing was phenomenal: great spring corn on eastern aspects and 6-12 inches of re-crystallized powder on northern aspects.  We dug…

 
Date2018-12-06
LocationCordova
ObserverGareth Brown
AvalancheN

General Observations

Attached below is a pit dug on Lower Loveland Basin on Tuesday. In a few places that I have dug below 4000 feet I have found the second rain crust down to have quite a clean shear (SC-Q1) on this pit. Above 4500 feet the snow structure is different and the rain crusts wouldn't be…