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Observations

Region: Girdwood/Portage
Location: Crow Creek
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Route & General Observations

Drove up Crow Creek at noon following the earthquake. Numerous large avalanches on Magpie Peak and Goat Couloir.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

Recent Avalanches?YesCollapsing (Whumphing)?NoCracking (Shooting cracks)?No

Observer Comments

Earthquake triggered D2 avalanches and rockfall up Crow Pass valley
Goat Couloir: D2 (maybe larger) avalanche on South to NW aspects, starting zone 6000'
Magpie: Numerous D2 avalanches on East to SW aspects, starting zone between 4000'-5000'
Peak 4710' - rockfall on North aspect
Ragged top - rockfall on SE aspect

Weather

Weather

Broken skies
Light winds
Temps in mid 20Fs
No precip

Photos & Video

Photos



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