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Avalanche forecasters issue backcountry warning

...trigger an avalanche intentionally and under a controlled environment," Murphy said.Kent May of Girdwood skied at Turnagain Pass with five others on Friday and came close to avalanches. He felt the snowpack deflate, then about 100 feet away...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-07/avalanche-forecasters-issue-backcountry
State
State briefs

...Alaska Legislature has since voted to repeal the law. Gov. Tony Knowles has yet to sign the bill. Prigge was at Turnagain Pass in the Chugach National Forest on March 22 and 23. He received three tickets from the same forest officer: one for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061302/sta_stbriefs.shtml
News
Information center lays out potential avalanche dangers for Alaska's backcountry travelers

...to provide Alaskans the best information it has on Turnagain Pass and surrounding areas - as well as other forest lands...said. Snowpack tracking efforts will be focused on Turnagain Pass because Forest Service rangers visit regularly and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112402/out_avalanche.shtml
Outdoors
Forest remains closed to snowmachines

...forest to sustain snowmachine activity, or any other vehicle activity, without damage to vegetation. Last week, Turnagain Pass had more than 2 feet of snow, but the Forest Service says more is needed. Warmer weather and rain also have led...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112601/sta_forestclosed.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...note, Alaska Jan. 1, 2001 - Aaron's Last Run, Turnagain Pass, one skier caught, carried and buried, rescued...snowmobilers caught, two buried. March 21, 1999 - Turnagain Pass, 10 snowmobilers caught, six buried and killed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030201/Loc_AvalancheTables.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...avalanche victims Death toll in Turnagain Pass may be as high as six By JIM CLARKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TURNAGAIN PASS - Up to six people may have died...Print Email Digg Archives TURNAGAIN PASS - Up to six people may have died...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032399/Loc_avalanche.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...JIM CLARKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TURNAGAIN PASS - Searchers have little hope they'll...hundreds of people returned to Turnagain Pass, about 55 miles south of Anchorage...clumpy snow fell Tuesday in Turnagain Pass, searchers plunged 10-foot...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032499/Loc_search.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...a deadly weekend avalanche at Turnagain Pass was halted today due to heavy...a deadly weekend avalanche at Turnagain Pass was halted today due to heavy...a deadly weekend avalanche at Turnagain Pass was halted today due to heavy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032599/Loc_avalanche.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...avalanche remnants with 10-foot poles. The avalanche came about two weeks after six men were killed in an avalanche at Turnagain Pass, about 50 miles south of Anchorage. Five of the bodies have been recovered from the March 21 slide, while the sixth...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040499/Loc_avalanche.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...local briefs THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Search resumes for Turnagain Pass victim ANCHORAGE - Frustrated by the decision to wait...resumed the search for the last body remaining in Turnagain Pass after a deadly avalanche. Paul Cooper was a Palmer...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051299/Loc_lbriefs.shtml

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