Avalanche in Thompson Pass Injure Two on Tuesday Afternoon

Avalanche in Thompson Pass Injure Two on Tuesday Afternoon

Alaska State Troopers report that an avalanche inadvertently triggered by a group of three individuals recreating in Thompson Pass on Tuesday afternoon injured two of the group that had to be rescued via helicopter. An activated SOS from a satellite communication device alerted authorities and Alaska Wildlife Troopers worked to coordinate a private helicopter service […]

Skiing Duo Rescued from Hatcher Pass after Skier Suffers Injuries in Avalanche

Skiing Duo Rescued from Hatcher Pass after Skier Suffers Injuries in Avalanche

Alaska State Troopers revealed on Tuesday that after a 36-hour operation beginning on Thursday night, two skiers were successfully lifted out of Hatcher Pass by an Alaska National Guard helicopter. Troopers were notified at approximately 10 pm on March 10th that there was an injured skier at the Seth Holden Hut in Hatcher Pass and […]

Injured Snowmachiner Lifted Out of Hatcher Pass Saturday

Injured Snowmachiner Lifted Out of Hatcher Pass Saturday

According to the trooper dispatch, at 10:46 am on Saturday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers received a report of an injured snowmachiner in Hatcher Pass near mile 15 of the Palmer-Fishhook Road. AWT says the initial report indicated the snowmachiner, identified as 40-year-old Kevin Unks was with a party that had traversed two avalanche-laden areas before Unks […]

Victims Remain Hospitalized after Saturday Lake Iliamna Aircraft Crash

Victims Remain Hospitalized after Saturday Lake Iliamna Aircraft Crash

Alaska State Troopers reported on Sunday that all five survivors, who had all suffered serious injuries in a Saturday afternoon aircraft crash in the Lake Iliamna area, are continuing to receive medical assistance at Anchorage hospitals and further report that one remains in serious condition while another is in fair conditions with the other three […]

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