Observation: Girdwood

Location: Girdwood Valley

Route & General Observations

Natural avalanche activity in Girdwood as seen from Alyeska Hwy and Crow Creek Rd.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Recent natural activity:
Penguin Ridge - SE aspect
Ragged top - Lower SE aspect
Ragged bowl - E - SE aspects of bowl
Goat Shoulder - SW aspect

*Spoke with a person who had went for a tour up ragged bowl and said the debris ran ~500' below both sides of the lower moraine at 2500'.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Warm - 32F
Mostly cloudy w patches of blue
Light winds

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