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Observation: Girdwood

Location: Crow Creek rd

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Route & General Observations

Recent avalanche looks like from 3/26 afternoon crossing Crow Creek rd approximately 1000ft from where the plowed rd stops.

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Forecaster Comments

This avalanche crossed upper crow creek rd where the road is closed in the winter, above the bridge. We think this avalanche occurred near the end of the storm cycle (Sun 3/23 or Mon 3/24) before the snowpack froze on Monday night. We first learned about it on Tuesday 3/25.

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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

39 degrees snow did freeze at night but was already getting punchy by 1130am

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