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Turnagain Pass opened to snowmachiners

...delivered snowmachiners a pre-holiday gift. They opened Turnagain Pass to snowmachining despite warm, wet conditions that...Thanksgiving is to use good judgment when riding in Turnagain Pass. For skiers, the Alyeska Resort opened on schedule...
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Turnagain Pass closed to snowmachines

ANCHORAGE - Off-road areas in Turnagain Pass, 60 highway miles south of Anchorage, are closed...Warm weather and rain have reduced the snowpack in Turnagain Pass, and vegetation is now exposed and vulnerable to...
Companions rescue skier buried in avalanche at Turnagain Pass

ANCHORAGE - A skier at Turnagain Pass was buried by an avalanche but rescued by companions. The incident Saturday was reported on the Web site of the Chugach National...
Multi-Agency avalanche training on Turnigan Pass

TURNAGAIN PASS - The Alaska Mountain Rescue Group, along with multiple search and...large-scale interagency avalanche training exercise Saturday and Sunday in the Turnagain Pass area. The Alaska State Troopers will also be participating in the exercise...
Volunteers probe for avalanche victims

TURNAGAIN PASS - Up to six people may have died when an avalanche swept through a popular Kenai Peninsula snowmobiling area Sunday. As of this...
Avalanche kills two: two missing

...30 feet deep buried them Sunday. The avalanche at Turnagain Pass, a popular recreation area in the Chugach National...happen all the time in those little ravines.'' Turnagain Pass has received as much as 6 feet of snow over the past...
Skier digs head out of snow after Alaska avalanche

...afternoon. The slide traveled down about a thousand feet on the southwest face of Sunburst Ridge, located along Turnagain Pass, just south of Anchorage. His companion avoided the avalanche by riding on the outside of the slide area."I am...
Construction season approaches across Alaska

...Reese said.A continuation of work from last year, sections of the Seward Highway from Ingram Creek at the base of Turnagain Pass to Canyon Creek - 19.5 miles of highway - will be resurfaced.DOT is also studying options to make the section...
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...
Searchers continue hunt for victims of avalanche

TURNAGAIN PASS - Searchers have little hope they'll...Today hundreds of people returned to Turnagain Pass, about 55 miles south of Anchorage...As wet, clumpy snow fell Tuesday in Turnagain Pass, searchers plunged 10-foot poles...


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