|Region:||Anchorage Front Range|
Route & General Observations
Went up second trail on right from glen alps to flat top area, weather came in and turned around after exploring tightly spaced spruce on the nne aspect.
|Trigger||Skier||Avalanche Type||Hard Slab||Aspect||North Northeast|
|Elevation||2600ft||Slope Angle||25deg||Crown Depth||8in|
Triggered a couple touchy wind slabs while skiing out.
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||Yes||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||Yes|
Temps rose from 2 to 20 degrees and winds were sustained 20-30mph. New wind slabs actively forming.
10 cm soft stuff on hard stuff / scoured / wind slabs
ECT16 Q1 to facets on the ground
Depth 85 cm
Slope 25 degree