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Observations

Region: Girdwood/Portage
Location: Raggedtop
Observer:
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Route & General Observations

Natural wet slab avalanche on SE aspect of Ragged Top, occurred around 5:30pm

Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Wet SlabAspect Unknown
Elevation 3400ftSlope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownLength 1000ft  

Observer Comments

Large wet slab released to the ground, several smaller avalanches below rocks and possibly another wet slab in gully further to North.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Natural activity on Southerly aspects of Penguin over the last three days in the afternoon/evenings

Weather

Weather

Sunny, clear, Highs in the mid 40Fs in the upper elevations

Photos & Video

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