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May 21, 2024
The tourist to quality turns ratio on Icy Gulch is no longer in the skier’s favor. Multiple wet slides on all aspects of Icy with most crowns approximately 24”. The gut is mostly full of avy debris. The bushwhack at the bottom to Perseverance trail is short then it’s a snow free trail all the  [ Read More ]
May 11, 2024
We skied sheep via Gastineau Ridge Saturday and observed several natural avalanches, the most impressive of which was in Icy Gulch.  [ Read More ]
Apr 28, 2024
A cornice fell sometime on Monday the 22nd. Since then avy activity has been seen and/or heard on the surrounding peaks with the hot temps and sun exposure. A larger avalanche was seen but couldn’t find the source somewhere in the Gold Creek basin yesterday as well. For skiers going down Icy Gulch flagging tape  [ Read More ]
Feb 29, 2024
Went looking for low-angle slopes where we wouldn’t feel the firm layer below the new light snow. This area seems thin this year, including below treeline on the approach, and at ridgetop where the winds have been stripping the snow and in some cases the ground is showing. The skier’s left side of the bowl  [ Read More ]
Feb 28, 2024
I was on a lunch run up the Roberts trail and I heard a pretty good roar coming down Mt Juneau. Through the trees I could see a bunch of snow coming down sunshine gulley and a powder blast going across basin road. Looked like the avalanche stopped before the perseverance trail, but was quite  [ Read More ]
Jan 22, 2024
We are at the end of Coleman/Judy ln and witnessed a small avalanche. It was quiet and quick. Here is a poem I wrote for the occasion: In Juneau’s Highlands, under midday’s gray veil, Where snow already lay, a foot deep without fail, A small avalanche, quiet and benign, Added just under an inch, in  [ Read More ]
Jan 18, 2024
Two slides occurred overnight. The first(and largest)slide occurred at appx 12:20am and left about 1” of snow on our Glacier Ave driveway. The second slide at appx 12:40 did not produce a cloud of snow at our house.  [ Read More ]
I Heard a loud bang and felt a rolling rumble. Looking out our windows we could see heavy snow mist. Snow clinging to the surfaces of our house and cars facing Juneau mountain. The fall deposited about two inches of snow on the ground covering the end of our street and our 3 car driveway.  [ Read More ]
Jan 16, 2024
Video posted on Facebook. Crown line is in top left of path looking up from bottom. Smaller crown about 1/2 way down path. Powder cloud reached the Channel. Estimate crown depth 2 feet plus.  [ Read More ]
It looked to fall behind cope park. Possibly the 3rd or 4th chute from the “front” of MtJuneau.  [ Read More ]