Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Falls Creek

Route & General Observations

I got tired of waiting for avalanche mitigation on the Seward Highway so turned around and skinned up Falls Creek. Found a large avalanche off the western side of Falls Peak that slid all the way to the valley bottom, in addition to several other smaller storm slabs in the area.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Red Flags
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Observer Comments

No other signs of instability aside from the recent storm slabs.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Snow surface

Rain crust down low, good snow in protected areas, and moderately wind-affected snow elsewhere.

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