Avalanche: Girdwood

Location: Several avalanches near Hibbs Peak & near Girdwood

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Route & General Observations

A lot of the same as other observations. From Girdwood Nordic parking lot around 10am, saw wet slide run over 1500ft on S/SW slope. (See video)

Throughout the rest of the day, watched 7 or more wet slides on all aspects. Yes, even two of which were north facing which ran over 1000ft+ as well. Heard over 20 in the area thoughout the day. Definitely a war zone out there!

Stick to low angle cruisers everyone, outside of the runout zone! It’s not worth it

 

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Wet Loose Snow
Aspect South SoutheastElevation 2500ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Run 1500ft
Avalanche Details

10am, s/se face in sun, air temp at parking lot - 40ish,

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