Southcentral Alaska has seen an extreme mix of winter weather so far, and while Alaskans are eager to go explore the snow-covered mountains, avalanche danger is an ever-present threat in the Alaskan backcountry.

In this episode of Alaska Insight, Lori Townsend talks with avalanche experts Elliot Gaddy, a local guide and avalanche instructor, and John Sykes, a forecaster with the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center.

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Valerie Kern
2023-01-21 00:00:00
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