Eaglecrest Ski Area

Juneau, Alaska
tel. 907-790-2000
www.skijuneau.com

CURRENT SNOW REPORT:

Updated:01-16-2017 15:56:11BaseTop
New Snow (24hrs)0.34
New Snow (48hrs)0.36
Total Snow4297
Temp36°F32°F
Wind1252

Total Snow to Date: 149.5"

01-16-2017 15:56:11:Hello!

Eaglecrest will be closed Jan. 17th and 18th and will be open Jan. 19th. Lifts will begin operating at 9am to 3:30pm.

Find applications for our 35th Annual Learn to Ski Weekend in the slider below. This weekend is for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade first time skiers and applications are due Jan. 23rd.

See you on the mountain soon!

Weather Underground PWS KAKJUNEA17 Mobile Friendly Stats Page

Snow Report and Weather

52 kts · 32.0°F · 24HR Snowfall 4"

CONDITIONS

Eaglecrest Mountain Safety

Risk of Avalanche

While snow safety and avalanche mitigation efforts help reduce the risk of avalanches, avalanches and snow slides may occur at ski areas, both inside and outside of the posted boundaries.  Avalanches are an inherent risk of the sport due to the nature of snow and it's accumulation on steep, mountainous terrain. Become educated on how to reduce the risk of injury or death from avalanches through your own actions and awareness.  Visit htt://www.avalanche.org or contact the Eaglecrest Ski Patrol for further information on the risks and prevention of avalanche-related injuries or death.

Deep Snow & Tree Well Safety

Tree Well Diagram

What is a Tree Well?

A tree well is a void or depression that forms around the base of a tree can and contain a mix of low hanging branches, loose snow and air. Evergreen trees in particular (fir, hemlock, etc) can have large, deep tree wells that form when low hanging branches block snow from filling in and consolidating around the base of the tree. These voids can be hidden from view by the tree’s low hanging branches.

There is no easy way to identify if a particular tree has a dangerous tree well by sight therefore, treat all tree wells as dangerous.

In simple terms, a tree well is a hole or void in the deep snow, which is clearly marked by a tree. You can easily identify and avoid these areas.

Tree Well Safety

For more detailed information on Deep Snow and Tree Well Safety, please visit DeepSnowSafety.org

                

 

 

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