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Observations

Region: Chugach State Park
Location: Falls Creek Coulior
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Route & General Observations

Slightly overhanging cornice on the booters left above the falls creek couloir. (see photo) Located about 50-60 feet from the top out.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

New point releases from solar radiation on W, S, and some E facing slopes.

Weather

Weather

58 degrees at the car, sunny, clear sky, calm winds

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

snow on south facing was significantly warming from sun. Slush on the ski out. Coulior variable with a 1-3inch breakable crust on top of powder. 1 step up, 3 steps down.

Photos & Video

Photos



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