Haines Avalanche Center
Sharing information to provide a safer backcountry experience for locals and visitors to Haines.
We provide regular backcountry avalanche forecasts for three zones:
|Includes mount Ripinsky, point 3920, 7-mile saddle, Chilly ridge, Tukgahgo mountain, bowls and peaks surrounding Lutak inlet and lower Chilkoot lake, city of Haines, and mount Riley
|Includes Takhin ridge, Old Faithful, Flower mountain, Surgeon mountain, Four Winds mountain
|Chilkat Pass Zone:
|Includes 5-mile creek, 3-Guardsmen, Mineral mountain, Copper butte, Inspector peak, Nadahini mountain/glacier, and Kusawak peak
Map of the three backcountry avalanche forecast zone: Lutak, Transitional and Chilkat Pass.
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Brown bear denning ecology in Southeast Alaska presentation by ADFG Wildlife Biologist Anthony Crupi.