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Observation: Chugach State Park

Location: Arctic Valley

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Route & General Observations

Arctic Valley parking lot to Mount Gordon Lyon ridge

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.
Weather

Sunny in the upper 20s, calm, no precip

Snow surface

Valley bottom had 3-6 centimeters of powder on top of a wind crust
Ridgelines were wind scoured with intermediate elevations showing some wind effect

Snowpack

Pit: 860'
SE aspect, >10 degree slope
CT 17 SC @ 30cm on rounding facets below slab layer