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Backcountry danger! The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center has issued a backcountry warning for high avalanche danger in turnagain pass area and surrounding mountains. Heavy snowfall and high winds are the reasons. The 2 avalanche deaths..one on the Kenai Peninsula and the other near Haines this past week point to how quickly fun plans can turn into tragedy.
Danger is high at all elevations.the bottom line is travel in avalanche terrain is not recommended. areas with steep slopes above should be avoided, such as the Byron Glacier trail and the Seattle Ridge Uptrack.



 
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