Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: 3 Bowls - South Fork Eagle River

Route & General Observations

At 1:15 a.m a natural avalanche released in 3 Bowls. The avalanche reached the road and about a 500-foot section of the road was covered by at least 40 feet of snow. There is no indication that people were trapped and no homes were hit. DOT and police are currently at the scene and evaluating. Please avoid the area.

Information above from the Anchorage Police Department, report HERE.

Additional drone photos from Anchorage Daily News HERE.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Hard SlabAspect West
Elevation 3500ftSlope Angle 35deg
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Run 1500ft  
Avalanche Details

Large natural avalanche. Road was covered in at least 40' of debris.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Overnight temps around 25 with SSE winds in the teens and gusts to 25.

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