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Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: above Mile 4.2 Eagle River road and North Bowl

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Route & General Observations

Natural avalanche Glacier View Drive off Myrtle

 

Recent natural D2.5 in North Bowl also observed from the road. Ran way down the drainage, debris visible from the Glenn hwy. This is a repeat offender, having already run on 2/20.

 

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Hard Slab
Aspect South SouthwestElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth4ft
WidthunknownVertical Run 1500ft
Avalanche Details

D3 Natural, prolonged NNW winds

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

flagging/pluming due to NW wind, obvious crowns on similar aspects including North bowl up Hiland Road

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

regional NW outflow winds, clear, cold; recent snowfall - Monday March 2nd

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