Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Flattop

Route & General Observations

Standard route up the west side of Flattop.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Yes
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect Northwest
Elevation 3400ftSlope Angle 40deg
Crown Depth 4inWidth 30ft
Vertical Run 400ft  
Avalanche Details

Went up Flattop this afternoon via Glen Alps. Was assessing the entrance to the first north facing couloir and remotely triggered a thin wind slab at the entrance roll over. Skied the standard west face and triggered another thin slab on the first turn. Both were a few inches of soft new wind transport over firm.

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Observer Comments

A small amount of wind transport was visible at the summit.