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Waiting for the big slide

...early snows paint their way down Mount Juneau in these first few weeks of October, avalanche experts Jill Fredston and Doug Fesler are starting to get busy in Anchorage. From May to September, they spend most of their time on the water, paddling...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102005/thi_20051020026.shtml
This WeeK
Author Fredston rows Alaska and the Arctic

...presentation from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. There is no charge. Fredston and husband Doug Fesler live near Anchorage and work as professional avalanche specialists. Every summer they take to the water in rowing kayaks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101101/Ent_fredston.shtml
Entertainment
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...backcountry. The past five weeks have brought Alaska 11 avalanche deaths, nearly double the typical entire year, said Doug Fesler, an avalanche hazard consultant with the Alaska Mountain Safety Center in Anchorage. The latest deaths came Tuesday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042999/Loc_avalanche.shtml
Briefly

...partner, Mike MacDonald, said Coltman knew the trails well and hiked them almost every week. Avalanche specialist Doug Fesler, who helped with the rescue, said he was airlifted to the mountain's 3,510-foot summit and scrambled down to...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111300/Loc_Briefly.html
Local
Cordova bans construction in high-risk avalanch zones

...half-million dollars. ``It's a real landmark ordinance,'' said Jill Fredston of the Alaska Mountain Safety Center. Doug Fesler of the safety center performed the Cordova slide study upon which the ordinance is based. City officials in Valdez...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051600/Loc_aval.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...half-million dollars. ``It's a real landmark ordinance,'' said Jill Fredston of the Alaska Mountain Safety Center. Doug Fesler of the safety center performed the Cordova slide study upon which the ordinance is based. City officials in Valdez...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051600/Loc_aval.shtml
Snowshed needed for Snowslide Gulch

...Transportation has a comprehensive report dated December 1990, Phase 1, and 1991, Phase 2. These reports were done by Doug Fesler and Jill Fredston of the Alaska Mt. Safety Center Inc. and Art Mears of Arthur I. Mears Inc., of Gunnison, Colo...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010701/Ope_Turn.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Transportation has a comprehensive report dated December 1990, Phase 1, and 1991, Phase 2. These reports were done by Doug Fesler and Jill Fredston of the Alaska Mt. Safety Center Inc. and Art Mears of Arthur I. Mears Inc., of Gunnison, Colo...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010701/Ope_Turn.shtml
State Briefs

...like kicking the snow in the knees," said Fredston, who runs the Alaska Mountain Safety Center with her husband, Doug Fesler. Because there already have been several deaths and the main avalanche season doesn't approach until March, Lt...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122701/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Know the Snow: Snowpack observation

...up the new fifth edition of the Snow Sense book. This book is by two Alaskan avalanche legends: Jill Fredston and Doug Fesler. It was recently updated with the latest knowledge in the avalanche field and is a simple and easy to read.Note...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-01-20/know-snow-snowpack-observation
Outdoors

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