Observation: Chugach State Park

Location: Arctic Valley

Route & General Observations

Poked around to do some turns near the ski area – saw an avalanche that had slid to the ground with a decent runout under chair 2 in Rondy Bowl. Lots of wind transport happening, snow surface was supportable windslab with some punchy spots.

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

Avalanche debris and crown line visible under far chair. With the wind, difficult to tell how old the slide was.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Very windy with strong gusts.

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