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Both entrances to Perseverance Trail look to have been hit by avalanche and landslide. Very large (guessing Relative scale 4 Destructive scale 3) avalanche came down the Sunshine path (where the Mt Juneau trail zigzags the alpine). This avalanche may have been what triggered the landslide at the end of Basin Road, blocking off the  [ Read More ]
Avalanching quite frequently and now can see where there are also mud slides along the sides of the snowy chutes. Does anyone monitor the risks of a big mud slide or avalanche coming down here?  [ Read More ]
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Jan 21, 2022
Neighbors are reporting an avalanche above the Highland / Behrends area in the last 30 minutes.  [ Read More ]
Rumble lasted about 10 seconds. Couldn’t see because of low clouds so used sound @ 4400 block of Kanata for location. Not uncommon but not one of the large cornices to the south that can rumble much longer.  [ Read More ]
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Dec 20, 2021
ROUTE: Ascended the summer trail starting at the 7-mile trailhead. Skinned the ridge before descending down towards the East Glacier loop. It is possible to ski all the way to East Glacier if you are comfortable skiing in dense trees. Be careful to avoid the cliffs on Thunder Mountain. Consider a different descent route then  [ Read More ]
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Nov 1, 2021
Hiked up the Granite Creek basin trail to 2,600, just beginning to ascend the start of the spur up to Juneau ridge. Snow was present as soon as the trail enters the alpine meadows. Above ~2,000’ I measured 10-15 centimeters of snow. There was a ~3 cm melt crust. On sunny aspects this wasn’t present.  [ Read More ]
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Oct 31, 2021
Went up McGinnis winter route in shoes today. The snowline was at approximately tree line. Travel conditions were good overall, rarely sunk in past ankle deep and didn’t need microspikes except for at the very top. Soft snow going up to the ridge, would be decent skiing, might crust overnight though. From the ridge up  [ Read More ]
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Apr 16, 2021
Viewed from Douglas Island.  [ Read More ]
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Apr 15, 2021
The main slide area over the east end of the flume released three times within about 15 minutes, the last around 12:40pm. The smaller creek to the west of the main slide (the one that covers the flume with rocks during floods) also had a small slide come down.  [ Read More ]
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Apr 7, 2021
Toured above the Mendenhall Glacier. 11″ of low density snow fell the night of 4/6 with little to no wind. Dug a pit on a NE aspect at 2800′. CT 12 40cm (storm snow) CT 22 60cm CT 29 100cm ECTN No shooting cracks or whoomphs  [ Read More ]