|Region:||Chugach State Park|
Route & General Observations
Cargo nets are placed on the landing hill in order to hold snow for the winter. This being the first year with nets on the 65 meter ski jump has led to adjustments for next year. No one was injured in this slide.
|Elevation||500ft||Slope Angle||36deg||Crown Depth||2ft|
Plastic material is installed on ski jumps for summer use. This makes for a perfect avalanche bed surface.
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||No||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||Yes|
A large crack was observed on landing hill yesterday around 5PM. Slide is believed to of happened shortly after that.
Rising temperatures and rain.
Machine packed snow.